228 articles in category: News

Watch us on BBC World News!

7 November 2017 – We are very excited to share the story of endangered primates in Cikananga with the world on BBC World News. Check the video news item here.

Donation received! Thank you!

7 november 2017 – We would like to thank Anita van Dooren and Harriette Tiebosch with their donation to us to help the animals in Cikananga. It’s amazing!  

Video of interns and volunteers in Cikananga

6 November 2017 – A video about volunteering and internships at Cikananga was made by Ben Kawam. Are you interested? Please contact us for a wildlife experience at volunteering.wanicare@gmail.com.  Assignments for students can be found here.  

Rescue of 4 illegaly kept wild animals

15 October 2017 – After a confiscation by JAAN (Jakarta Animal Aid Network) this Friday we received 2 Binturongs, a Green Tree Python and a Bali Starling. They were illegally kept as pets by a private owner. Not all are in the best physical shape, but considering the circumstances they are doing OK. As the […]

Slow loris rescue to Cikananga

11 October 2017 – A partner organisation brought a Javan Slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus) to us after it was handed over to them by local villagers close to their project site. As the his body condition is far from good and his hand needs medical attention it was brought to us in Cikananga. Hopefully he […]

Video: Javan Leopard Enclosure Preview

3 October 2017 – The Javan Leopard Rehabilitation Enclosure we are building with the help of our partner FOUR PAWS International is almost ready. Take a look on YouTube: More info on our Javan Leopard Release Program Page.  

Hornbills move to new enclosure

2 October 2017 – The first Hornbills moved in: Look at them! They seem to enjoy themselves now they finally can spread their wings! Now there are many steps to take before they can be fly out in the wild, but it’s at least this is a huge improvement for their welfare and a start for […]

Update on rescued otters

20 September 2017 – Besides positive developments, sometimes we also have to report sad news as rescue work is not without setbacks. As you might remember, we received 2 otters here: Bubbles and Squeaks. At first impression they looked to be in reasonable good shape and this was confirmed in the week after when our […]

New Internship assignments available!

18 September 2017 –  Looking for an Internship? On our website we have listed some assignments, please let us know if your studying (para-) veterinarian, conservation, ecology of similar. Take a look here! Please know that there are a lot of possbilities if you are studying a different field. Let us know!

New Hornbill Block ready!

17 September 2017 – A vital step for many Hornbills in Cikananga is about to be taken with a new Hornbill block that provides spacious enclosures and a first step in the rehabilitation process. We are very grateful to the sponsors who helped us realize this step as many Hornbills were housed in sub-optimal cages after […]