10 orangutans released into wild via helicopter

This helicopter released 10 orangutans back into the wild

Location: Bukit Batikap, Indonesia

Courtesy: BOSF

They were previously held in captivity

before being rescued by a rehabilitation center

19-year-old Nenuah (arrow)

(SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) BOSF VETERINARIAN, VIVI DEWI SANTI, SAYING:

"During rehabilitation Nenuah showed excellent progress. Nenuah was easy to socialise with other orangutans and actively explored the whole island on her own."

There are around 100,000 Bornean orangutans left in the wild

Source: World Wildlife Fund

Video Transcript

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

TRANSLATOR: During rehabilitation, Nenuah showed excellent progress.

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

TRANSLATOR: Nenuah was easy to socialize with other orangutans and actively explored the whole island on her own.

[BIRDS CHIRPING]