“We noticed that her fingers had been damaged and almost broken,” Hadisiswoyo told The Dodo. “We observed that the orangutan was malnourished, and indeed looked very weak. Our team was aware that her condition cannot be fixed in the field, so our vet recommended to bring her to quarantine for further intensive treatment.”
They darted Rose with a sedative. When she fell from the tree, the rescuers were ready on the ground to catch her with a net.
“This is always the critical moment in every rescue situation,” Hadisiswoyo said. “I’m glad we managed the net very well, and that she felt right into the net.”