The Orangutan Appeal UK is a registered charity based in the south of England, dedicated to the rehabilitation and preservation of orangutans and the conservation of their habitat.

The Appeal strives to protect remaining wild populations of orangutans by providing support and funding for projects across Malaysian and Indonesian Borneo; and by raising awareness of the plight of this great ape across the globe. The Appeal is also authorised to work on behalf of the famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre!

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Captain Tom 100

Take on your own Captain Tom 100 challenge between 30th April and 3rd May and support Orangutan Appeal UK

King Ghaz

Releasing King Ghaz

Original footage from the world's first in helicopter translocation of an orangutan in 2001. The film tells King Ghaz's story from an orphaned orangutan to his translocation to the Tabin reserve in Borneo.

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Wildlife Rescue Unit Collaboration

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Working together to achieve great results for the local wildlife and people of Sabah

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Local Staff for Orangutan Rehabilitation and Re-introduction

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Orangutan Appeal UK employs 8 dedicated staff members who have been recruited from the local community in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. They work directly with the orangutans to rehabilitate them and re-introduce them to the wild.

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Veterinary Nurse


OAUK funds a dedicated local veterinary nurse named Ibritinah at Sepilok Rehabiliation Centre to care for the orangutans.

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Liaison Officer

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OAUK appoints a voluntary Liaison Officer at Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre who is responsible for promoting awareness of the plight of the orangutans and raising vital funds for the Appeal.

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Orangutan Greetings Card - Blank

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A beautiful orangutan greetings card taken from an original painting by Angela Hale

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Orangutan Greetings Card - Happy Birthday

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A beautiful orangutan greetings card taken from an original painting by Angela Hale

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Charity E-Cards - Donate the cost of cards and stamps!

Holding Hands

Send charity e-cards and donate the equivalent cost of cards and stamps to Orangutan Appeal UK!

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Orangutan Toy Hand Puppet

Hand Puppet

SPECIAL DISCOUNT OFFER - Was £11.99 now £10.50!

Our beautiful orangutan hand puppet is wonderfully fun and interactive.

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