228 articles in category: News

2022 Year Update Video is here!

16 June 2022 – A video update about the last year and plan to come, from Willemijn and Inge, directly from the Cikananga Wildlife Center. Please take a look! Link to 2022 Youtube Wanicare & Cikananga Video A short word from Willemijn Eggen: Also, this year Inge Tielen and I made a short update video […]

Cikananga Symposium for Utrecht University

29 May 2022 – Today we are presenting live from Cikananga to students of the Utrecht University in the Netherlands for a 4 hour symposium on the Cikananga Wildlife Center. As we believe education is one of the most important keys to conservation, we a very pleased to share our stories on conservation, rescue work, […]

RELEASE of Javan Leopard at Ciremai

10 March 2022 – For the first time in history, a long-term rehabilitated Javan leopard was released! This happened as part of the Javan Leopard Progam of Cikananga & Wanicare. This means it was an exciting day for not only Javan Leopard Rasi but also for all teams involved in the 2.5-year preparations to this very […]

Javan Leopard Rasi on her way to Ciremai National Park

31 January 2022 – Today is a big day for Javan leopard Rasi and the Cikananga team. She will be moving into the habituation enclosure at the Ciremai National Park. Follow us here to get updates on how she adapts to her new environment, on our website, Instagram and Facebook.

International Animal Rescue visits for X-ray checks

7 January 2022 – On the 29th and 30th of December last year the team of International Animal Rescue Bogor came to Cikananga with their portable x-ray machine. And in two days we were able to do Xrays on 20 animals in our center. It allows us to finally diagnose underlying suspected diseases and monitor […]

International Volunteer Day: Post-corona oppertunties at Cikananga

Today the world celebrates volunteer day: Because their help makes a real difference to the lives of people, animals, and organizations around the world. Cikananga Wildlife Center would not have grown into the center as what it is today without the help of the over 500 volunteers who joined us throughout the years. In the […]

Fundraising for organic food production at Cikananga

1 Dec 2021 – Two years ago we started with a #agriculture project to create organic food production for the 500 rescued animals at the rescue center. Under the coordination of Scott Hartle we want to take new steps and any support is welcome to help #sustainable and #organic food production at Cikananga. Do you […]

Running For Wanicare: Thank you!

22 November 2021 – UPDATE: We finished the alternative 15km route and raised over 1500 euro! Thanks for the amazing support and we want to thank you on behalf of the animals at Cikanaga! Although the official Zevenheuvelenloop is canceled following the Corona restrictions, we still will be running! With a small group, led by […]

Release of Raptors and Leopard cats

29 October 2021 –  Yesterday was finally the long expected date to release 2 changeable hawk-eagles, 2 crested serpent eagles and 3 javan leopard cats. The release had to be postponed due the covid pandemic for 3 months and we cant express how happy we are to see all these individuals fly an run off […]

A new Gibbon enclosure at Cikananga on World Gibbon Day!

24 October 2021 – Today organizations around the world raise awareness for these fascinating apes. We share with you the amazing news that earlier this month we were able to finish specialized facilities for gibbons at Cikananga with the help of ARCUS This to improve their condition and behavior which will significantly improve their chances for […]