163 articles written by: wanicare

New enclosure for young primates ready!

12 December 2018 – Amazing news! The newest enclosure in Cikananga is one we hope to realize already a very long time. As many young primates become victim of illegal trade, they are rescued into our care. But as these young primates need care around the clock, we had no other option than to put […]

We are hiring: Animal Welfare Manager in Cikananga

13 November 2018 – Cikananga offers an exciting and unique opportunity for a Welfare Manager of Cikananga Wildlife Center to join a passionate team! Are you a highly motived and have substantial experience in working with wildlife and capabilities to supervise and organize independently? Please let us know! Find the job opening here  –> WELFARE MANAGER […]

Presquet’s Parrot in Cikananga

5 November 2018 – A native to the Montane Forests of Papua, they are a highly specialized frugivore- meaning the have evolved a special beak to eat mostly various types of fruit.  As you can see ‘Angry Bird’ just loves his morning papaya! Sadly, like all our birds at Cikananga, he was illegally caught from […]

Rosie and Femi arrived at SOCP!

16 October 2018 – Escorted by (also) our staff, Femi and Rosi arrived at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) For Rosie and Femi a new chapter starts here, as they will be introduced into a group of similar aged orangutans. Here they can grow up and maybe in the future, they can find a new […]

Femi and Rosie start their journey home!

15 October 2018 – Their journey has finally started! At the moment Rosi and Femi are on the way to Jakarta airport. Tomorrow early morning they will fly with Sriwijaya Air to Medan Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP). Many thanks to the amazing help of Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) and the forestry department. Follow […]

Rosie and Femi get ready to fly back home!

12 October 2018 – Thumbs up for the transport boxes for Femi and Rosie! Soon they will be translocated to Sumatra to Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) and we introduced them today to their transport boxes so they get familiar and more comfortable in preparation towards their journey back home.

Cikananga handsover Javan Gibbon to specialized Aspinall Center

This evening our colleagues at the Aspinall Javan Primate Center Came to collect the recently rescued female Javan Gibbon. The Aspinall Foundation Javan Primate Center specializes in the rehabilitation and release of Javan Gibbons and Javan Langurs. Cikananga & Wanicare work with a number of organizations to help wildlife in Indonesia. We can not work alone […]

Cikananga & Wanicare participate in Giving Day for Apes

23 September 2018 – Cikananga and Wanicare have been invited to participate in Giving Day for Apes 2018 on September 25th- an international 24 hour event dedicated to raising money to assist apes in trouble across the world. In 2017 this event raised more than US$ 400,000! We are now asking for all our supporters […]

New rescued animals to Cikananga

19 September 2018 – In the first two weeks of September we have rescued many animals to Cikananga. Among them we received 1 crocodile, 2 Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, and 4 Asian Forest Tortoise from a private collection near Bogor. Forestry Department handed over the protected species to the care of Cikananga. On Monday September 17th, […]

Rescue operations for Leaf Monkey and Snake

29 August 2018 – Today was a long day for us. Our rescue team went to two places to rescue a Reticulate Python and a Javan Leaf Monkey. The python was trapped in the hydropower dam. The local people were afraid it will get stuck in the dynamo and decided to rescue it. The leaf monkey […]