182 articles written by: wanicare

Wreathed hornbills moved to a spacious rehabilitation enclosure!

14 August 2019 – Earlier this year Cikananga received of a dozen young Hornbills after they were confiscated from the illegal trade. After their quarantine period and realizing a suitable enclosure, we are happy to see that they are finally in a comfortable place. In the coming period we keep a very close eye on […]

RAM workshop at Cikananga

30 July 2019 – Knowledge sharing is key! To do so, a large group meets at the Cikananga Wildlife Center for the Amphibian Management Workshop (RAM) 2019, organized together with Indonesia Herpetofauna Foundation, Chester Zoo and the BKSDA (Indonesian Forestry Department).

Javan warty pigs rescued to Cikananga

29 July 2019 – In close cooperation with Chester Zoo led Javan Species Recovery Programme (JaSpeR) very recently two Javan warty pigs were rescue to Cikananga. As they were advertised for sale on Facebook the team was able to rescue them from illegal trading. The Javan warty pigs are classified as Endangered on the IUCN […]

Release of Silvery gibbon who was rescued to Cikananga

26 July 2019 – A release of Silvery gibbons by West Java’s Center for Natural Resources Conservation BBKSDA Jawa Barat and The Aspinall Foundation Indonesia. One of the pair is Inge, who was rescued to Cikananga in October 2018, and she is released together with Boris in the Patenggang Nature Reserve. We are very happy […]

Young Javan Leopard rescued to Cikananga

4 July 2019 – This approximately 4 month old cub was probably separated from his mother by dogs in Garut area. A specialist team has been trying to reunite the mother and cub for almost a week, but sadly no trace was found of the mother. Then the difficult decision was made to evacuate the cub. […]

Arrival: Sun Bear cub Loi

23 June 2019 – Last week young Sun Bear Lio arrived in Cikananga. Her mother was shot on a Palm oil plantation on Sumatra, and she was taken to Central Java in the illegal wildlife trafficking network. After confiscation by Jaan and the local authorities, she was handed over to Cikananga where put all our […]

New wildlife internships assignments available

1 June 2019 – We have new internships available for student in the field of conservation, veterinary, environmental studies and related. Please let us know if you are interested to join the Cikananga Wildlife Center to develop yourself and the rescue center! Link to the Internships Assignment page

Mongabay article on tragic ‘pet’ Otter trade

29 May 2019 – Otters are the next victim of a ‘pet’ hype around Asia. Cikananga Wildlife Center is part of the Mongabay article below, as we recognize the painful developments for Otters in the wild who end up in the illegal wildlife trade in horrible conditions. Please like and share the article to create […]

Aeres students from the Netherlands visit Cikananga

9 May 2019 – 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!

Rosie en Femi released!

1 May 2019 – 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 […]