Orangutan Diary

BBC 1, 7 - 7:30pm, Mon 2nd April 2007
3.2 million, 17% Audience Share

RadioTimes: Michaela Strachan and Steve Leonard present a series featuring orphaned and rescued orangutans in Borneo. Steve heads up river where he rescues a tiny orangutan being kept illegally as a pet. Back at the rescue centre she's named Ellie and takes her place alongside the other orphans. Michaela visits the forest school where the young orangutans are trained in climbing, feeding and socialising. Steve attempts to rescue an adult orangutan from a fragment of forest destined for destruction.

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  1. A second series of Orangutan Diary launches in January 2009. Have a look at the website of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation to find out more.