Rescuing Borneo's Great Apes @ Oregon Zoo, Portland [12 October]

Rescuing Borneo's Great Apes


376
12
October
17:00 - 19:30

 Facebook event page
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, Oregon 97221
Can you imagine if your job was rescuing orphaned orangutans? It’s hard to find anything cuter than a baby orangutan, but these amazing creatures are imperiled. The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, headed by Dr. Jamartin Sihite, is saving orangutans every day, and Dr. Sihite will give a presentation on their important work.

The evening will kick off with a viewing of Oregon Zoo’s orangutans, Inji, Kitra and Bob. Zookeepers will discuss the zoo’s work with these amazing great apes and give guests a chance for their own orang selfie! Then at the Cascade Grill, Dr. Sihite will share about his work rehabilitating orangutans in “Forest School,” and conserving their Borneo forest habitat. The evening will conclude with and exploration of direct actions we can all take to help orangutans in Borneo and elsewhere.

Food and beverages, including Oregon beer & wine, will be available for purchase starting at 5 p.m.
Please note that this event is best suited for adults and older youth (Ages 12+).
Orangs may choose not to participate in selfies, but we’ll do our best to encourage them!

Tickets are $25, a portion of which will be donated to fund the work of BOSF.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Oregon Zoo:

PORTLAND PROTESTS The OREGON ZOO
Oregon Zoo

The most anticipated events in Portland :

West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta
Tualatin Lake Of the Commons
The Hip Hop Nutcracker Featuring MC Kurtis Blow
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart
Moda Center at the Rose Quarter
Halloween at McMenamins Kennedy School
McMenamins Kennedy School
Lindsey Stirling
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Ramen + Whisky Festival
The North Warehouse
Tour of Untimely Departures 2017!
Lone Fir Cemetery (Portland, Oregon)
A Perfect Circle Live in Portland
Rose Quarter
We the Dreamers: An Art Show to Defend DACA
Ecotrust
Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson
Revolution Hall
The most popular events in your news feed!