Apai Jugah

Apai Jugah

Apai Jugah is the Tuai Rumah, or head man, of the community that resides next door to Matang Wildlife Centre, Kampung Rayu. He worked with the Forest Department for many years before joining Orangutan Project to help care for and rehabilitate the younger orangutan at Matang. Apai Jugah takes these young animals to the forest each day, and sometimes for many days at a time, living in a wooden hut in the jungle. Apai Jugah was born in Sarawak and is of the Iban ethnicity.