Yayasan Pulau Orang Utan
Bukit Merah

Yayasan Orang Utan

Established in 2008, Yayasan Pulau Orang Utan Bukit Merah was officially launched on 22 February 2009 to promote the rehabilitation and conservation of the Orang Utans. The foundation set up an Orang Utan sanctuary in Pulau Orang Utan at Bukit Merah.

The foundation’s main responsibilities include the setting up and maintenance of the island’s facilities, facilitating sponsorships and donations, displacement support, rehabilitation, education and research programmes, in addition to collaborating with universities, government agencies, schools, charitable organizations and non-government organisations.

Formerly known as Pulau Panjang, Pulau Orang Utan is a 35-acre island, of which 15 acres has been set aside as an Education and Research Centre for the endangered primates.

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