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Veterinarian at Sepilok Orangutan rehabilitation Centre taking an orangutans temperature 1


Veterinary care & support

The clinic at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre provides 24-hour care to injured and sick orangutans.

Wildlife veterinarian

Dr Yohind, Wildlife Veterinarian at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, drawing blood from a pangolin

Veterinary nurse

Ibri the vet nurse carrying out an orangutan health check at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Orangutan health checks

Orangutan in a basket which sits on top of a scale so it can be weighed.

Clinic equipment

Orangutan vet using clinic equipment

Ground-breaking surgery

Anekara Implantation surgery

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    Orangutan rehabilitation

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

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    Projects in the field

    Rescue & release

    We aid the rescue and release of orphaned, displaced and injured orangutans, as well as those who are victims of the illegal wildlife trade.