226 articles in category: News

Rescue of two otters

8 June 2017 – Yesterday we received two otters that were taken in from a private owner. It’s one Asian short clawed otter and one Smooth coated otter. Please take a look at the video and many thanks to Scorpion Wildlife Monitoring Group and Rebecca Rodriquez of Animal House International for facilitating the rescue of […]

Impression of the new Javan Leopard enclosure

1 June 2017 – An impression of the new enclosure that we are building in partnership with Four Paws International. This enclosure will provide space for rescued leopards, and through the circulation system we can provide the animals with extra combined enclosures what will motivate them to search and secure their new areas as a […]

First medical exam rescue Javan Leopard

29 May 2017 – As you might remember we rescued a Javan Leopard last March from a conflict near Cianjur. Now he is fit enough for his first medical exam. Now we could definitely determine it is a male, and we called the young Javan Leopard Wahyu. As Wayhu is in a healthy condition and […]

Construction starts for the Leopard Enclosure

25 May 2017 – Trucks are bringing in bricks, stones, concrete and much more as we started this week with the construction of the Javan Leopard Rehabilitation Enclosure! Together with our partner Four Paws International we are very happy to share this milestone for the Javan Leopard. Please keep following us for an impression of the […]

Critically endangered Javan Slowlorrises rescue

17 May 2017 – Slowlorris poaching is everywhere, even very close to Cikananga. Last week we took in a male that was brought to us by a caring friend of a staff member. At arrival his legs seemed paralysed and one was broken. After removing a bullet the animal did not recover from the paralysis. Also […]

Groenhorst students finish project in Cikananga

5 May 2017 – Today the students of Groenhorst Almere / Aeres MBO Almere finished their Owl project by putting up the first of 8 nest boxes as part of the 9 day education trip in and around Cikananga. With this effort we faciltate different owl species to nest in and around the Cikananga park and […]

Four Paws supports the Javan Leopard Release Program

18 April 2017 – We are incredibly happy to share that Four Paws International supports the Javan Leopard Release Program of the Wanicare Foundation and The Cikananga Wildlife Center. Four Paws is the first large international organisation that supports us to fight for the critically endangered Javan Leopard. Considering there are possibly less than 100 remain […]

A video about our work!

8 April 2017 – We are very happy to share this video about our work, and hope to grab your attention for a few minutes to tell you about our work for wildlife who became victim of illegal trade and deforestation. If you want to help, please contact us at info@wanicare.com, Please share it on […]

Siamang Ruby moved to a new enclosure

1 April 2017 – After over 4 months in quarantine, Siamang Ruby moved yesterday to a spacious, outside enclosure. After her horrible time in the illegal trade, it could very well be that she is outside for the first time in years. The road is long for a return to the wild, but your help […]