#CikanangaStory, Meeting Femi and Rosi the Orangutans in Their New Home !

In October 2018, Cikananga Wildlife Center said goodbye to the two beautiful young female orangutans, Femi and Rosie. At the time they were ready for the next step towards freedom in their natural habitat in Sumatera. Rosie and Femi arrived in 2016 at Cikananga, after been rescued from the traumatic illegal wildlife trade, where Rosie […]

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RAM workshop Cikananga with Chester Zoo, IHF and BKSDA

Knowledge sharing is key! To do so, a large group meets at the Cikananga Wildlife Center for the Amphibian Management Workshop (RAM) 2019, organized together with Indonesia Herpetofauna Foundation, Chester Zoo and the BKSDA (Indonesian Forestry Department).

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Javan warty pigs rescued to Cikananga

In close cooperation with Chester Zoo led Javan Species Recovery Programme (JaSpeR) very recently two Javan warty pigs were rescue to Cikananga. As they were advertised for sale on Facebook the team was able to rescue them from illegal trading. The Javan warty pigs are classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List but are […]

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Release of Silvery gibbon who was rescued to Cikananga

A release of Silvery gibbons by West Java’s Center for Natural Resources Conservation BBKSDA Jawa Barat and The Aspinall Foundation Indonesia. One of the pair is Inge, who was rescued to Cikananga in October 2018, and she is released together with Boris in the Patenggang Nature Reserve. We are very happy to know they are […]

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Young Javan Leopard rescued to Cikananga

This approximately 4 month old cub was probably separated from his mother by dogs in Garut area. A specialist team has been trying to reunite the mother and cub for almost a week, but sadly no trace was found of the mother. Then the difficult decision was made to evacuate the cub. Under close supervison […]

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New wildlife internships assignments available

We have new internships available for student in the field of conservation, veterinary, environmental studies and related. Please let us know if you are interested to join the Cikananga Wildlife Center to develop yourself and the rescue center! Link to the Internship assignment page

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Mongabay article on tragic ‘pet’ Otter trade

Otters are the next victim of a ‘pet’ hype around Asia. Cikananga Wildlife Center is part of the Mongabay article below, as we recognize the painful developments for Otters in the wild who end up in the illegal wildlife trade in horrible conditions. Please like and share the article to create attention and stop this […]

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Aeres students from the Netherlands visit Cikananga

This week we receive Aeres MBO Almere students at Cikananga! Great to have this school again over and they work on different enrichment projects, visit projects sites and nature reserves close to Cikananga and learn hands-on about Indonesian flora and fauna. Keep up the good work!  

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Femi and Rosie released by SOCP

Amazing news from Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) as Rosie and Femi, who spent a long period of time in Cikananga after their initial rescue will be released. Currently they are moved to a monitored area, and final release will happen in weeks to months depending their behavior. After an intensive period in the rehabilitation […]

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New bear platforms!

We are so happy to receive support from Sunbear Outreach to improve the bear facilities here in Cikananga. With more permanent structures the Sunbears can enjoy more physical activity as well this helps us to lower the use of fresh trees from the surrounding area. Keep following us to see which other improvements we have […]

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