New slowlorris enclosure ready!

15 December 2016 – A big moment for the slowlorrises in Cikananga; the new slowlorris-block is ready and all slowlorrises that before were housed in smaller cages were moved this week, spread over 7 different enclosures inside the block. Last year we realized a similar block, and with this addition all slowlorrises are now housed […]

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1 step closer to translocating Rosie and Femi to Sumatra

5 December 2016 – Great news from our friends at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) about Rosie and Femi! After establishing by DNA-test they are both Sumatran, they are accepted to move to SOCP on Sumatra. There they will be together with many other Orangutan babies and in the perfect circumstance to rehabilitate for potential future release […]

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Another Siamang Rescue: Ruby

28 october 2016 – After a long drive we picked up Siamang Ruby from the marshals of the Forestry department. They confiscated her a day before from an illegal mini-zoo located in a mall. Ruby is a full grown female, she is very tired, stressed and seems overly sad. We will keep you updated. If […]

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The Javan Leopard evacuated safely

Wanicare, September 27, 2016 – The Javan Leopard has arrived safely at Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Center after a 7 hour journey. There is limited background, but this leopard walked into a village and ended up in a house, here the leopard was later sedated and evacuated by BKSDA officials. Some locals believe it might have been […]

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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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