Conservation Matters!

Last year we pledged £100,000 over a five-year period to Sintang Orangutan Center in Indonesia to enable them to build a second Forest School for rescued orangutans. Twelve months on we’ve received a wonderful update to say the school in Jerora is now complete and the first group of orangutans – six-year-old Tom (who walks […]

Forest School starts!

We’ve had word from Sintang Orangutan Center (SOC) in Indonesia to say the first stage of work has started to build a second Forest School in Jerora, which DZC is funding. We’ve pledged £100,000 over a five-year period to SOC, which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of the great apes, which will enable […]

Orang celebrations

Baby Bornean orangutan, Jim, is celebrating his first International Orangutan Day today and what a year for us to be marking it, with two recent additions to the critically endangered species and a brand-new outdoor enclosure for them to explore! Join primate keepers at the orangutan house throughout the day, where you can find out […]

Supporting Sintang

Our Bornean orangutans here at DZC are amazing ambassadors for their cousins in the wild, but how are we helping orangutans in their native homeland? Did you know we’ve pledged our financial support to Sintang Orangutan Center (SOC) in Indonesia, which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of these charismatic creatures, alongside raising awareness […]