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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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?

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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