239 articles in category: News

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 […]

Update resuced Leopard

30 March 2017 – Update on the Javan Leopard that was rescued to Cikananga last week: He is doing better and seems a little more active. He eats very well what will help him recover and regain strength. We created a hammock and he enjoys resting in it. Considering all the stress and his exhausted […]

Volunteers visit Takokak National Reserve

25 March 2017 – Yesterday we went to Takokak National Reserve together with a group of volunteers. We discussed issues about Leopards with the locals, then walked up the hills to search for primates and also checked some of the release sites of the Cikananga Raptor Program. We even spotted one of the Eagles that […]

Leopard rescue update

23 March 2017 –  The young Javan Leopard in Cikananga that was rescued 2 days is doing reasonably fine. We installed two night camera’s to observe him and there is some physical activity, although he is not moving a lot, but he is eating well. Considering the exhausted state before arriving and the stress during […]

Second (!) Leopard rescue operation in 24h

21 March 2017 – As our rescue crew returned in Cikananga after yesterday’s rescue operation at Halimun Salak, we got information about a human-animal conflict with a Javan Leopard in the Cianjur area. At arrival different sources claimed the leopard walked from the forest 5 km down to a village where it tried to attack […]

Leopard rescue operation in Halimun Salak

20 March 2017 – Late last night we got information about a Javan Leopard that did got caught in a illegal pig trap somewhere on the south side of the Halimun Salak National Park. Immediately we responded with the Cikananga Rescue Team and after careful consideration and a medical check under anesthesia we are happy […]

Jakarta school visits us in Cikananga

13 March 2017 – This weekend 15 school children from Jakarta visited us in Cikananga for a weekend full of animals, nature, presentations about the wildlife and games with insights in de ecosystem and conservation. Thank you for visiting us again and all the enthusiasm! We strongly believe that education and awareness is the way […]

Fans for Nature visiting us in Cikananga

8 March 2017 – It’s amazing to receive the Fans for Nature foundation this year again in Cikananga. They are one of our most loyal supporters and it is great to spend time here together, and to show the progress were making as a result of their help. Helmut and the rest of the group: Thank […]