228 articles in category: News

Rescue! Cassowary, Binturong, Cockatoo & Eagle

10 September 2017 – Yesterday our Rescue Team confiscated 4 animals from a private owner who kept them as pets. It concerns a Cassowary, a Binturong , a Sulphur-crested cockatoo and a Javan hawk eagle. For now we will keep a very close eye on them as they did not have any medical care in […]

Arrival: Pigtail macaque

31 August 2017 – New Arrival! Pigtail macaque Diego who previously stayed at ASTI rescue center in Bogor. Our team brought him in yesterday and we hope to introduce him to James, another Pigtail Macaque that also cannot be released into the wild after a long period in captivity. In this way we can possibly […]

Today in Animals of Cikananga: Asian small-clawed otters

23 August 2017 – Today in #AnimalsofCikananga: Asian small-clawed otter (Aonyx cinerea) IUCN status: Vunerable Although endangered, sadly these animals are not protected in Indonesia, and that’s why we find them very often on markets or as pets at home, mostly very stressed and frustrated. Sometimes they turn into aggressive behaviour as they are kept in […]

Release: Eagles Vico and Ingo fly out!

18 August 2017 – We very happy to share that Crested serpent eagles Vico and Ingo got their freedom back yesterday in the Cikepuh Wildlife Reserve. Here some snapshots of this beautiful moment, but keep following for a video! Please help us to release more animals back to the wild, where they belong.   —

Javan slow loris rescue & release

15 august 2017 – A Javan slow loris who was brought to cikananga last weekend was released today to the wild again. This young girl was taken in by concerned people when it roamed in the center of village near sukabumi. After she was brought to cikananga, we could confirm by assessing her condition, teeth […]

Releases for 2 eagles next week

12 Augusts 2017 – Finally time for release! Two young Crested serpent-eagles will get their freedom back by the end of next week. These two eagles arrived with worrying condition. Both were severely neglected, being very skinny and dehydrated. And since they were kept in very small cages most of the wing feathers and all […]

Today in #AnimalsofCikananga: The Javan Leopards

10 August 2017 – #AnimalsofCikananga, today: The Javan Leopards – (Panthera Pardus Melas) IUCN: Critically Endangered Currently there are 6 Javan Leopards in Cikananga, who all once lived in the wild. To put that in perspective: With possibly less than 100 individuals left in the wild, this could be 6% (!) of the complete wild population […]

Today in #AnimalsofCikananga: Pino, yellow-crested cockatoo

5 August 2017 – Today in #AnimalsofCikananga: Pino, yellow-crested cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea) IUCN: Critically Endangered Easily confused with the larger sulphur-crested cockatoo, this species looks similar but is quite a bit smaller. Also, the yellow-crested cockatoo is in contrast to the sulphur-crested Critically endangered with estimated less than 7000. That’s hardly any wonder, considering there was […]

Today in #AnimalsofCikananga: Eppa, Knobbed Hornbill

3 August 2017 – Today in #AnimalsofCikananga: Eppa, Knobbed Hornbill (Aceros cassidix) IUCN: Vulnerable Meet Eppa, a stunningly beautiful hornbill that normally lives on Sulawesi and likes to nest in large trees op to 50 meter. And that’s a problem: These trees are cut down in an alarming speed. The diminishing habitat is not the only […]