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School children in Sabah learning about orangutans as part of the Education and Outreach Programme run by Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Educational Resources

Raising awareness through education

Educational resources

  • Infant orangutan in a tree

    Research roundup ⭐

    Staying up to date on the latest research and ongoing efforts to protect and preserve the orangutan and its habitat. New resources will be added to this page regularly.

  • Photo of female orangutan

    Orangutan facts

    Orangutans are one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom sharing almost 97% DNA!

  • Arnold and Ibri helping a orangutan on the ropes.

    Orangutan rehabilitation

    Rescued orangutans at Sepilok undergo a 5-step rehabilitation programme to increase their chances of returning to the wild.

  • Malim the orangutan at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Borneo

    About male orangutans

    Adult male orangutans can become dominant and develop flanges which are distinct facial features.

  • View of the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

    About Borneo

    Borneo holds an estimated 6% of global biodiversity making it one of the most species rich places in the world.

  • Orangutan Appeal UK Education Officer, John, at St Lukes School delivering a talk about orangutans and Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

    School talks

    Our UK based education officer offers talks about Sepilok, orangutans and our work as a charity.