Six Javan Slow lorises handed over to IAR for release
Six Javan Slow lorises were handed over to International Animal Rescue Indonesia. At IAR they will get a second chance to live a life in the wild. Last night all lorises arrived safely at IAR. These critically endangered animals a under great threat of the international wildlife trade. As Cikananga rescued many of them in the past years,we […]Continue reading
Cikananga celebrates #WorldWildlifeDay
The Cikananga Wildlife Center celebrates UN #WorldWildlifeDay. Since the start of Cikananga in 2001 and Wanicare (since 2009) thousands of animals have found a home at Cikananga. Every day we try to improve the circumstance for the animals by training our awesome staff, new and improved enclosures, extensive enrichment, better diets, alliances with other organisations […]Continue reading
Successful introduction and a finished otter quarantine
A successful introduction with our residents otters Molly and Oliver. Oliver has been alone his whole life, and since otters are such social animals we are glad we could partner him up with Molly. It has been lovely to watch them together while they can’t get enough of eachother. The quarantine is ready now, although […]Continue reading
Mongabay on Cikananga’s efforts for rescue and conservation
Again Mongabay publishes a article about the conservation efforts of Cikananga and Wanicare. Staff member Inge Tielen comments on rescue efforts of yellow-crested cockatoo’s and other birds who were rescued to Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Center in the past. The Mongabay article can be found here: Indonesia confiscated some 200 pet cockatoos. What happened to them?Continue reading
Internships for wildlife and conservation students
Are you looking for an internship in 2019 related to conservation in Indonesia? We offer a great variety of unique internships in Cikananga for students that want to work with wildlife. For example we always can use help with behavioural or nutrion studies to improve the welfare or assess the animals progress in rehabilitation. But […]Continue reading
Mongabay on Cikanaga Conservation Breeding Center
This week Mongabay publishes an elaborate article about Captive Breeding of song birds in Indonesia. Inge Tielen and Bertie Frens comment on the long running efforts at the Cikanange Conservation Breeding Center for among other species the Javan green magpie. The Mongabay article can be found here: Mongabay – Is captive breeding the answer to Indonesia’s […]Continue reading
Criminals strike again in Cikananga
In the night of 20 December our security walked in on criminals breaking into cages. The criminals did not succeed thanks to our security. However we are forced to strengthen our security system further to make sure we can protect the animals at Cikananga. Still we look for the 2 Palm Cockatoo’s that were stolen […]Continue reading
Cockatoos stolen from Cikananga!
Last Thursday morning our team was shocked and saddened to find out that one pair of palm cockatoos were stolen in the night of Wednesday 12 December. Traces indicate that criminals broke into the back of the gated rescue center grounds and moved their way into the middle of the center using natural cover. The […]Continue reading
Rescue operation from illegal trade: Massive inflow of animals in Cikananga!
Rescue operation from illegal trade: Massive inflow of animals in Cikananga! In the past days we have been involved in 5 different rescue operations which include 73 animals that need to be housed in Cikananga and even more are on their way to Cikananga. Many were trafficked in horrible conditions, like the Peacocks in plastic […]Continue reading
New dedicated young primate enclosure ready!
Amazing news! The newest enclosure in Cikananga is one we hoped to realise already a very long time. As many young primates become victim of illegal trade, they are rescued into our care. But as these young primates need care around the clock, we had no other option than to put them in sub optimal […]Continue reading