Jenny…

Jan 12, 12 Jenny…

Posted by in From the Field, Sabah, Wildlife

Jenny the orang-utan has a special place with HUTAN – KOCP staff because she was the first orang-utan in 1998 to be habituated (not stressed) by researchers following her.  We have learnt much from Jenny and have the most observational data on her. When we started to observe Jenny in 1998, she had a young infant about two...

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Learning about orang-utans without stressing them out!

Jan 10, 12 Learning about orang-utans without stressing them out!

Posted by in From the Field, Sabah, Wildlife

HUTAN – KOCP’s work in Sabah, began in 1998 with the first ever study of wild populations of orang-utans living in previously logged forest (secondary forest). To do this HUTAN’s founders, primatologist Dr. Isabelle Lackman and wildlife veterinarian Dr. Marc Ancrenaz spent time in the field designing guidelines...

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