Category: Orangutans


Go Orange round up

14th November 2014

November is here, which means another successful Go Orange for Orangutans campaign is over (until next year). We would just like to say a big thank you to everyone who took part. 

Zoo Rangers Go Orange

31st October 2014

In support of Go Orange for Orangutans our Zoo Rangers have spent October with the orangutans in the Realm of the Red Ape, find out why here.

Speaking to Bradley Driver…

29th October 2014

Four year old Bradley managed to take time out of his busy half term schedule to chat to us about his amazing fundraising activities for orangutans in the wild. 

Going Orange for Orangutans

23rd October 2014

As we draw closer to the end of October we wanted to just take a moment to say a big thank you to the amazing people who have/are supporting our Go Orange for Orangutans campaign.

Orangutan habitat

15th October 2014

Orangutans are umbrella species, large animals that require large areas of native forest to survive. By acting to protect orangutans you will also protect many other species that share the same forest.

Check your labels

13th October 2014

Not sure what palm oil is or how it’s affecting orangutans in the wild? Find out all you need to know here...

Let sleeping orangutans lie

9th October 2014

This year we're raising money to replant the rainforest home of endangered orangutans in Borneo. Orangutans need trees for food, shelter and rest...

World Habitat Day

6th October 2014

Today is World Habitat Day and this year's Go Orange campaign is all about habitat. 

Spot the difference

1st October 2014

As the orangutan is one of our closest relatives we thought we’d explore some of the similarities and differences between us. 

Using new technology to conserve orangutans

29th September 2014

Here at Chester Zoo we’re always looking for new tools to help us Act for Wildlife and for the past year we’ve been funding an exciting project developing innovative technologies which will help us conserve the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan.

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