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International Orangutan Day 2023

Celebrated on 19th August every year, it's a special day to raise awareness and to support the critically endangered orangutan.


Creating awareness of the plight of the orangutan

Three ways you can help

  • Start a fundraiser!

    It's quick, effective and simple to create with the help of social media and our free fundraising resources which can be found on our fundraising page.

  • Buy a gift for the orangutans at Sepilok

    We have a great range of treats available from coconuts to hammocks to clinic equipment. Perfect for a one off donation or to gift. See all gift options on our shop.

  • Spread the word

    By sharing our work with your friends and family on social media platforms, we can reach a wider audience of potential supporters, helping to raise awareness for the orangutans as well as funds.

  • Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn to start sharing.

An orangutan named Sepilok photographed hanging from ropes with green leaves falling out of his mouth.

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