198 articles written by: wanicare

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 […]

We are looking for a Enrichment Coordinator

12 August 2018 – An exciting and challenging opportunity has become available at Cikananga Wildlife Center (CWC), as we are looking for an Enrichment Coordinator. We are looking for someone who will help refine and lead the enrichment program for our animals for a minimum period of 6 months. Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Center takes care […]

Rehabilitation enclosure is rebuild after the storm

12 August 2018 – Remember the dome enclosure that was crushed after the storm last year? Look at this! With the great help of Orang Utan Help Lëtzebuerg a.s.b.l we rebuild it, even bigger and better! Soon the first Eagles of the Cikananga Raptor Program will move in.

Enrichment by wildlife volunteers for the otters

10 August 2018 – Our program for enrichment keeps all animals busy, physically and mentally. Today the otters were surprised by the wildlife volunteers with a floating raft… All the animals in the rescue center get regularly different kinds of enrichment, made by the volunteers or wildlife interns under the supervision of our keepers. Want to […]

International Clouded Leopard Day is here!

August 4 2018 – Today is the first ever International Clouded Leopard Day- so we are going to bombard you with some amazing Quick Facts about Clouded Leopards! Clouded Leopards have some amazing adaptations that make them unique even among their closest big cat relatives! – They have exceptionally elongated canine teeth in relation to skull […]

First International Clouded Leopard Day II

3 August 2018 – Only one day before International Clouded Leopard Day! Not many people know but there is actually two species of Clouded Leopards!  Neofelis nebulosa are found from the foothills of Nepal, across to China, and all the way down South in to Thailand and Malaysia!  Neofelis diardi is found only on Sumatra and Borneo! Whilst very […]