Orangutan Jungle School

Orangutan Jungle School

  • TV-PG
  • 2018
  • 2 Seasons
  • 9.4  (88)

This nature reality series follows a group of young orangutans as they work their way through the program at a rehabilitation center. The hope of the young apes is that they'll one day be able to live free in the wild. The series airs on the Smithsonian Channel.

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Born to Be Wild
10. Born to Be Wild
August 4, 2018
Tense efforts to reunite traumatized Dilla with her newborn baby are met with mixed results, but the staff isn't giving up. Meanwhile, troubled Luthy is paired with a female orangutan to help with her behavioral issues. And on the Rungan River, a flash flood threatens the release schedule of female
Dilla and Delilah
9. Dilla and Delilah
August 4, 2018
A freak accident during birth causes young mother Dilla to reject her newborn baby, putting its life at risk. Meanwhile, the staff at Nyaru Menteng are hard at work identifying the orangutans with the most advanced forest and social skills to nominate as candidates for release. There's good news as
Outbreak!
8. Outbreak!
August 4, 2018
A flu epidemic has broken out at Nyaru Menteng. The prescription? Quarantined rest, lots of fluids, and...onion juice? Meanwhile on Palas Island, two female orangutans have broken through an electric fence. Back in class, coconut husking and tree climbing are on the curriculum, the latter with the h
The Road to Recovery
7. The Road to Recovery
August 4, 2018
Several months have passed at Nyaru Menteng and big changes are afoot. Beni and Lala's broken bones have healed, meaning they may reunite with classmates. Another injured youngster, Alejandra, has lost an eye, but she is determined to overcome this new challenge. And on Bangamat Island, one-handed K
Bald is Beautiful
6. Bald is Beautiful
August 4, 2018
With sick orangutans, if they're misbehaving then they're probably feeling better. Erik is no exception as his mysterious head infection finally begins to lift, allowing him to rejoin his fellow students. Meanwhile, in forest school, the nursery group takes to the trees for a tutorial on arboreal li
Born to Be Wild
5. Born to Be Wild
February 16, 2020
Everyone's on edge as the team makes the final attempt to reunite reluctant mother Dilla with her new baby Delilah. And Clara and Clarita are on their final journey to freedom when a dangerous flood stops them in their tracks and threatens everyone.
The Return of the Snake
4. The Return of the Snake
August 4, 2018
Infant orangutans confined to the sick bay have a serious case of cabin fever. Not only are they missing their friends, but they're also missing vital lessons, from nest-building to foraging for termites. Things are also busy at the sister facility Samboja Lestari, where a pair of sun bears are plac
Kesi Turns a Corner
3. Kesi Turns a Corner
August 4, 2018
Timid Kesi, who's on pre-release in Bangamat Island, faces a moment of truth. Can she hold her own against a bully? Back at the compound, two very different groups of students prepare for release: a pair of sun bears and two female orangutans. Despite the seriousness of the school's mission, a littl
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
July 31, 2019
Albino orangutan Alba is released back into the wild, and one of the oldest orangutans in the centre is rushed into surgery with a life-threatening condition. Meanwhile, youngsters Beni and Lala finally return to class after an incident that left them with broken limbs, and Dilla unexpectedly gives birth during the night, but the delivery does not go to plan.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
July 24, 2019
Moving day arrives for the nursery school kids; Beni gets a beating from a bully; the socialization cage has a new queen; dominant male Pujon is still on a time-out after attacking Alba, but he’s allowed a second chance to bond with his rival.
Description

This nature reality series follows a group of young orangutans as they work their way through the program at a rehabilitation center. The hope of the young apes is that they'll one day be able to live free in the wild. The series airs on the Smithsonian Channel.Orangutan Jungle School is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on August 15, 2018.

Where to Watch Orangutan Jungle School

Orangutan Jungle School is available for streaming on the Channel 4 website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Orangutan Jungle School on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, The Roku Channel, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 15, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    9.4  (88)