wildlife photographer of the year 2010 final round

Wildlife photographer of the year finals One of my photos has been selected for the finals of the wildlife photographer of the year 2010 competition in the One Earth award category. The image is of a Sumatran orangutan in the quarantine centre near Medan, N Sumatra. I was trying to capture the difference in the […]

Orangutan information

For information on my orangutan tours to Borneo please click here. There are two different species of orangutans : The Borneo orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) and the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii). According to a report published by Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation the current remaining populations are estimated at 6500 in Sumatra and 50,000 in […]

Orangutan twins

Orangutan twins It’s extremely rare that orangutans give birth to twins but in October 2009 an orangutan at Camp Leakey in Tanjung Puting national park did give birth to twins and as far I know this is the first time that this has been documented. One baby did die but below is a photo I […]