Great Ape Escape: Behind the Scenes
Photos taken by the film crew whilst on location in Borneo with the orangutans.
I’m ready for my close-up
Filmmaker, Annie Backhouse, finds that close-ups aren’t a problem with these orangutans
Hanging out in forest school
Forest survival, in Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) rehabilitation programme
Lone and a rescued orangutan
Lone Droscher Nielsen and a female rescued orangutan at the BOSF rehabilitation centre
A young orangutan
The Bornean orangutan is listed on the IUCN Red List as Endangered, with numbers declining
A young orangutan taking it easy after a hard day at forest school
A rescued female is fascinated by the crew and camera equipment
This gallery is from
6/10 Following Leonora, a pioneering orangutan on an important mission back into the wild.
First broadcast: 04 Oct 2013