International Orangutan day

19 August 2016 Wanicare– The love for Orangutans is one of the reasons why Wanicare Foundation was established in 2008. During the years that Wanicare has been working in Indonesia, the situation for Bornean and Sumatran orangutans has only become worse due to the increasing number of hectares of forest disappearing for the palm oil […]

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Two Orangutans rescued

28 Juli 2016 Wanicare – Wanicare and Cikananga are rescuing an approximate 6 months old orangutan after receiving the news from BKSDA and today the team drove 8 hours to reach her. This young and critically endangered orangutan is another victim of the devastating deforestation for palm oil plantations and the pet trade. On Wednesday […]

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Team rescues a Javan Ebony Langur

14 June 2016 – Today the team went to rescue this young West Javan Ebony Langur (Trachypithecus auratus ssp. mauritius), and she is now already on her way to Javan Primates Conservation Project of Aspinal for further rehabilitation. The rescue went smoothly, because the owners agreed on handing her over earlier. As you can see […]

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Sun Bears Ben-Ben and Kai introduced

Wanicare – Last week young Sun bears to each other and they have so much fun together kai ben ben. Both bears were confiscated from a trader together with a lot of other animals. Ben-Ben in February 2015 and Kai in November 2015. Before the introduction we housed Kai in the smaller part of Ben-Ben’s cages, […]

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Eagle evacuated from local

Today we received a Changeable Hawk-eagle from Mang Coki from Nyalindung. This individual was found last week while lying on the floor next to a stream, due to the great care of Mang Coki the eagle is standing again, but still very weak. The eagle, named Kuin, is emaciated and upon arrival in Cikananga she […]

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Two international schools have EE program

One of international school in Jakarta and Nanyang School from Serpong-Tangerang visited Cikananga for conducting Environmental Educational Program. The Environmental Education (EE) program allows students to learn about Indonesia’s most endangered animals. They have the opportunity to join the growing work of animal care and take home the information to raise the awareness of Indonesian […]

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Slowlorises moved into new enclosure

Today twelve Slow Lorises were moved into the recently finished new large semi natural enclosures at Cikananga. Photos shortly taken after confiscation show that these individuals were kept in horrifying conditions and we were shocked when the approximately 80 individuals arrived in 2013 at Cikananga. Therefore the Cikananga team is very happy that all slow […]

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Ex-dancing leave Cikananga for freedom!

A great day for 33 ex-dancing Macaques that once lived on the streets of Jakarta. After a long period of rehabilitation in Cikananga Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) bring them back to safe forests in West Java In cooperation with the Forestry Departement where the monkeys will be able to finally enjoy their freedom again.

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Medical supplies donated

Medical supplies were donated by a pharmacy and vet on Reunion Island. It was brought here by Sophie and Danielle about a week ago. And it turns out that this delivery came at a perfect moment because the antibiotics donated are already in use to treat one of the turtles at Cikananga. Many thanks for […]

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Silvery Javan Gibbons Project: Thanks for the support

Update from the field: Silvery Gibbon Project Lenkong Wanicare Foundation – PPSC The Silvery gibbons that were forced to forage outside the safety of their forest in Lengkong, reported on the 1st of November, are receiving extra food in their forest for three weeks now. Last week the gibbons did not visit the village on […]

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