198 articles written by: wanicare

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 […]

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 […]