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Tony Gilding, manager of Macadamia Castle, has another passion – saving the endangered orangutan.

He’s part of a team that will be releasing ex-captive orangutans into the Kehje Sewen forest in Borneo starting 2 May.

And for those interested in a trip of a lifetime, there’s a place available on the team.

‘Its very rugged wilderness not normally accessible to the public,’ says Gilding. ‘Dr Jamartin Sihite PhD will be joining us – he is enormously knowledgeable in his field and has a deep passion for orangutans and the forest.’ Enquiries to [email protected] or 0413 123 000.

 

 


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