Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC)

The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC) is nestled in Sabah, Malaysia, renowned as the world's largest and oldest Orangutan rehabilitation facility. Located just a brief 5-minute walk from the resort, it offers a captivating glimpse into the lives of these remarkable creatures.


Within the center lies a nursery dedicated to the care of young, orphaned Orangutans rescued from illegal captivity or displaced due to logging and plantation activities. Orangutans, classified as great apes, share a remarkable 96.4% of our genes, positioning them as one of the closest mammalian relatives to humans.


Experience the wonder of these magnificent animals by observing their daily feeding sessions at Sepilok's feeding platform. Additionally, don't miss the chance to visit the Outdoor Nursery, where young Orangutans engage in playful exercises on their jungle gym, offering an enchanting sight for visitors.


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