Encounters with Kusasi

13 April 2005 General News
The Orangutan Foundation presents:

“Encounters with Kusasi”

A prestigious fundraising evening for the Orangutan Foundation hosted by Terry Pratchett OBE at the British Academy of Television and Film Arts.

With special guest Professor Biruté Galdikas.


Wednesday 13th April 2005


Foundation Trustee and world renowned author Terry Pratchett will share his memorable experiences of orangutans and his hopes and fears for their future conservation. There will also be an exclusive opportunity to preview “From Orphan to King,” a Tigress Productions film for the BBC’s Natural World series. The documentary examines the epic story of Kusasi, the famous male orangutan at Camp Leakey in the Tanjung Puting National Park, and follows his life from orphan rescued by Professor Biruté Galdikas, to his position as king among orangutans.


A wine and canapé reception will conclude the evening. This will provide the opportunity to meet Terry Pratchett, Professor Galdikas, members of the Tigress Productions team and other special guests.


BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London W1

Doors open 6.30pm for 7.30pm


Tickets: £25 (excluding reception), £85 (including reception)

To order , send a cheque payable to the ‘Orangutan Foundation’ to: Orangutan Foundation, 7 Kent Terrace London, NW1 4RP, call 020 7724 2912 

or  e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  All profits go to support Orangutan Foundation projects in Indonesia.

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