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Hear Dr Biruté Mary Galdikas speak in Australia – tickets on sale now! 

We are thrilled to welcome Orangutan Foundation International Founder and living legend Dr Biruté Mary Galdikas to Australia in August. Dr Biruté, alongside Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, forms one third of Louis Leakey’s iconic and world famous Trimates.

Dr Biruté will be visiting Newcastle for National Science Week at the invitation of the University of Newcastle.

Don’t miss a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from Dr Biruté herself at her only public speaking event while in Australia at 6pm on Tuesday, 6th August at Newcastle City Hall.

With over 50 years of ground-breaking research on orangutan biology, Dr Biruté, internationally renowned environmentalist, anthropologist and the world’s foremost orangutan expert, has taught us just about everything we know today about orangutans. Dr Biruté has been instrumental in saving these majestic creatures from extinction.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Dr Biruté speak and delve into the heart of her incredible journey studying and protecting orangutans. This is your chance to be a part an extraordinary evening that promises to educate, inspire, and ignite change!


Buy your tickets here.