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Category: Orangutans

Just another (extraordinary) day in the office

We thought we’d share this great ‘day in the life of’ video from conservation partners Hutan as they begin their days work monitoring Orangutans in Borneo.

Meet Emma and Subis, Sumatran Orangutans at Chester Zoo

In this latest blog from Primate Keeper Chris Yarwood we learn about Emma and Subis, our adult female Sumatran Orangutans at Chester Zoo.

How dental health at Chester Zoo helps our orangutan conservation partners

Our partners in the field explain how the orangutans at Chester Zoo and their dental health can actually help conservation studies thousands of miles away in Borneo.

Meet ‘Martha’ the Bornean Orangutan

As part of our focus on orangutans during Go Orange, Primate Keeper Chris  Yarwood has been telling us about the orangutans at Chester Zoo and introducing us to some of the biggest characters. Here we meet Bornean orangutan Martha.

Operation Orangutan

It's often forgotten that education is a vital part of conservation. Education specialist Liz Pitchford tells us about a recent project at Chester Zoo to inspire the next generation.

Latest field report from our orangutan conservation partners

Read the latest update from our orangutan conservation partners in Borneo following the recent visit by the Chester Zoo bridge building team.