233 articles written by: wanicare

Hornbill release coming up at Unesco Ciletuh Geopark

17 November 2022 – Currently we are finalizing the last preparations as part of the Hornbill Release Program at Ciletuh for four wreathed hornbills. This is another crucial step for the Hornbills that resided in Cikananga, to provide them a future back in the wild and to support a healthy population. As part of the […]

Cikananga participates in Giving Day for Apes!

11 October 2022 – Support Cikananga as today is Giving Day for Apes! We are focussing on 3 projects, one of them is the translocation of Shanti & Chanee, two Agile Gibbons. Learn more here and donate through the Giving Day for Apes website. Giving Day Apes is dedicated to raising money to assist apes in […]

Volunteering and Interships program at Cikananga is fully re-opened.

19 August 2022 – We are pleased to share we can receive new international interns and volunteers, the program is fully open, and we are receiving new enthusiasts at the Cikananga Wildlife Center. Do you want to make a difference for wildlife in one of the most extensive rescue centers of its kind? Or are you looking […]

Newsletter is out, subscribe here.

18 August 2022 – The latest Wanicare Newsletter is out! Do you want to receive these updates to? At least every quarter we publish a newsletter with all the latest and greatest at Cikananga. Subscribe Here This time:   – New updates on the Release of #javanleopard Rasi – New reptile enclosures at Cikananga – GPS […]

Hornbills about to fly out with GPS

5 August 2022 – Currently we a preparing releases by fitting backpacks to the Wreathed Hornbills. The backpacks carry GPS transmitters to trace their activity once released and are donated to the Hornbill Release Program by Ostrava Zoo. Thanks!! Very soon, four of the wreathed hornbills will be moved to the habituation enclosure preparing them […]

2022 Year Update Video is here!

16 June 2022 – A video update about the last year and plan to come, from Willemijn and Inge, directly from the Cikananga Wildlife Center. Please take a look! Link to 2022 Youtube Wanicare & Cikananga Video A short word from Willemijn Eggen: Also, this year Inge Tielen and I made a short update video […]

Cikananga Symposium for Utrecht University

29 May 2022 – Today we are presenting live from Cikananga to students of the Utrecht University in the Netherlands for a 4 hour symposium on the Cikananga Wildlife Center. As we believe education is one of the most important keys to conservation, we a very pleased to share our stories on conservation, rescue work, […]

RELEASE of Javan Leopard at Ciremai

10 March 2022 – For the first time in history, a long-term rehabilitated Javan leopard was released! This happened as part of the Javan Leopard Progam of Cikananga & Wanicare. This means it was an exciting day for not only Javan Leopard Rasi but also for all teams involved in the 2.5-year preparations to this very […]

Javan Leopard Rasi on her way to Ciremai National Park

31 January 2022 – Today is a big day for Javan leopard Rasi and the Cikananga team. She will be moving into the habituation enclosure at the Ciremai National Park. Follow us here to get updates on how she adapts to her new environment, on our website, Instagram and Facebook.

International Animal Rescue visits for X-ray checks

7 January 2022 – On the 29th and 30th of December last year the team of International Animal Rescue Bogor came to Cikananga with their portable x-ray machine. And in two days we were able to do Xrays on 20 animals in our center. It allows us to finally diagnose underlying suspected diseases and monitor […]