Orangutans A Conservation Legacy

Tuesday 6 August 2024, 6pm
You too may want to take on challenges to save vital species like orangutans. Know that your road won’t be easy and the fight will be hard, but the reward - helping save animals, habitats, and the earth itself - will always be worth the battle B Galdikas

Presented by Hunter Innovation & Science Hub Inc

Legends of Borneo: Birute’ Galdikas 50-year orangutan odyssey

Dr Birute’ Galdikas, the extraordinary researcher from the jungles of Borneo, is gracing Newcastle with her presence! Join us as we welcome this living legend, who alongside Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey forms one of Louis Leakey's iconic Trimates.

With over 50 years of groundbreaking research on orangutan biology, Dr Galdikas has been instrumental in saving these majestic creatures from extinction. She’s not just a scientist, she’s a symbol of inspiration for women in science everywhere Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from Dr Galdikas herself and learn about her incredible journey in orangutan conservation.

Let’s come together to celebrate and learn from this living legend.

Running time 65mins
Suitable for all ages. Under 24 months free on the knee.


  • Tuesday 06 August 2024 6:00 pm

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