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  • Sepilok staff in read matching polos stand and pose for photo whilst holding up Orangutan Caring Week 2022 banner.

    Orangutan Caring Week

    A worldwide event to raise awareness of the plight of the orangutan and to create positive change through activities and initiatives.

  • Young orphaned orangutan Agop staring right into the camera with green rainforest in the background.

    Meet Agop

    Rescued as a tiny baby, Agop is under the care of our team. You can now support her on her journey back to the wild.

  • A male orangutan staring at the camera with arms crossed.

    You can help by adopting Archie

    Paul O'Grady fell in love with Archie during a filming trip to Sepilok in 2015 and continued to support Orangutan Appeal UK for the remainder of his life.

  • A small female orangutan staring up at the sky.

    Adopt Hujan!

    Hujan is the latest addition to our adoption scheme and is available for adoption now!

  • A woman bending down next to an orangutan.

    Retirement of our Founder

    After 20 years of dedicated service Susan Sheward MBE, has taken the decision to retire from the board of trustees and her position of chairperson of the charity.

  • Painted Easter eggs sit inside a cut watermelon with orangutans and other animals painted on top of them.

    Happy Easter!

    You're not the only one who got an Easter egg this year! The orangutans at Sepilok are having fun celebrating Easter.

  • Poster for World Wildlife Day 2022

    World Wildlife Day 2022

    According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, over 8,400 species of wild fauna and flora are critically endangered, this includes the orangutan.