Orangutans, The Camp Leakey

Camp Leakey : The Oldest Orangutan Research And Conservation Center in The World

Established in 1971 by Dr. Biruté Galdikas and Rod Brindamour, Camp Leakey in the Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan is the oldest orangutan Research and Conservation Center in the world. The name was taken to honor paleo-anthropologist Louis Leakey, mentor and inspiration to Dr. Biruté Galdikas. Louis Leakey also supported Diane Fossey in the research and protection of the[…]

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Orangutans in Tanjung Puting National Park

Tanjung Puting, The Exotic Tropical National Park in Borneo

Imagine you are an explorer heading out to the jungle to see wild orang utans and other exotic tropical animals and you will begin to get a sense of what a visit to the Tanjung Puting National Park is like. The park, which covers territory the size of Bali, is home to an amazing array of wildlife[…]

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