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Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia

by Sumatran Orangutan Society
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Replanting Rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia
Dec 12, 2013

Exciting images and footage from the camera traps!

Orangutan nests in Besitang
Orangutan nests in Besitang

An exciting update from the field - the team have been doing orangutan nest surveys in the restoration site - check out these photos, showing that our favourite red apes have been making themselves at home!

The camera traps have also yielded some exciting new images and footage, such as a Sunbear mother and cub at the Besitang forest restoration site! This image shows the cub, and the link below shows footage of both mother and cub together!

And, saving the best for last...A big male orangutan has been captured on camera trap, walking on the ground at the Besitang restoration site. The staff have seen orangutans and their nests at the site, but this is the first time one has been photographed by our camera traps. 

These images and footage show clear evidence that the restored forests are providing crucial new habitat for not only orangutans, but other species too - a huge thank you for supporting this work, these fantastic results are only possible thanks to our donors.

Sun bear cub
Sun bear cub
Big male orangutan caught on camera trap
Big male orangutan caught on camera trap

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Sumatran Orangutan Society

Location: Abingdon, Oxon - United Kingdom
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