191 articles written by: wanicare

The Annual 2020 Wanicare Update & Fundraiser

27 January 2020 – We want to thank all visitors of the 2020 Wanicare Fundraiser & Year Update. During the festive afternoon Wanicare Founder Willemijn Eggen shared an extensive overview of last year and an update on the ambitions for 2020. In summary last year was intense with many rescue efforts, some incredible releases, new […]

Wanicare Fundraiser concert next January 26th.

30 December 2019 – Dutch Only – Beste Wanicare relatie, Jullie zijn allemaal welkom voor ons jaarlijkse benefiet concert in Balkbrug! Kom je ook voor de jaarlijkse update over het werk in Indonesië van Willemijn, een schitterend concert van ‘Ellen & Adri Onderweg’ en een fijne borrel? 26 Januari, inloop om 14:30. Locatie: Stichting Wanicare Den […]

Javan Leopard cub update

24 December 2019 – Remember Rasi, the javan Leopard cub we rescued a couple of months ago ? He grew up to be big and healthy now! This footage caught by our camera trap to monitor his condition. His enclosure is designed to minimize his contact with human so we can only see him through […]

In memory of our dearest friend and colleague – Pak Alen

12 December 2019 -We are incredibly saddened as Pak Alen suddenly passed away yesterday. As a father figure to all of us and working at Cikananga since the very start, Pak Alen was a key pillar for the center and the community around it. Pak Alen combined amazing kindness, humor, humbleness with phenomenal knowledge about […]

Quarantine roofs collapsed, we are in need of emergency funding

9 December 2019 – Two roofs of our quarantines building collapsed as heavy rain hit Cikananga last week and we are looking for an emergency fund to repair the roofs soon and shelter the animals. Although rust forming was visible, we were unaware that the roof structures weakened to the point they collapsed largely last […]

IAR visits and supports Cikananga for X-Ray exams

24 November 2019 – Last week received a team of IAR Indonesia including veterinarian specialists who brought their mobile X-ray machine to examine a larger selection of animals at Cikananga. For many of the animals it was a confirmation they were healthy without any internal defects, but some animals require treatment as a result of […]

Interns and Volunteers participate in Wildlife team work

14 October 2019 – Every week we organize Teamwork to get the BIG things done in Cikananga! And this week the complete staff, interns and volunteers work on the Crocodile pools and Binturong enclosures. Working in a big group make these big projects much easier, an even better place for the rescued animals and definitely much […]

#CikanangaStory – Meeting Femi and Rosie at SOCP!

11 September 2019 – In October 2018, Cikananga Wildlife Center said goodbye to the two beautiful young female orangutans, Femi and Rosie. At the time they were ready for the next step towards freedom in their natural habitat in Sumatra – by Rere Faradina Puspita. Rosie and Femi arrived in 2016 at Cikananga, after been rescued from […]

Hike with Wanicare – Wandelen voor Wanicare

6 September 2019 – For our Dutch followers / Voor onze Nederlandse volgers: We hebben veel bereikt in de afgelopen jaren dankzij de bijdragen van donateurs en de hulp van vrijwilligers. Echter, er blijven altijd nog vele uitdagingen over! Om dit werk voort te kunnen zetten heeft Wanicare jullie steun hard nodig. Daarom organiseren we […]

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 […]