226 articles in category: News

The new bird block is ready for the first hornbills!

25 January 2017 – We are very happy with this nessesary addition because many different birds arrived in recent years. Today 3 Hornbills moved in and in the coming week some eagles will be housed in this block. Of course we are very happy to realise these enclosures, but still additional spacious enclosures are needed. […]

We want thank everyone who visted us yesterday!

16 January 2017 – We want to thank everyone who attended the yearly fundraiser! All the idea’s, help, donations and encouragement make it a great start of 2017. As we shared yesterday, we are making great progress in and around Cikananga for the animals and it seems that 2017 has much more great things to […]

New rescued animals at Cikananga

30 december 2016 – Some new arrivals last week from different confiscations: Some are in reasonable shape, other needed direct medical treatment. There is 1 small crocodile, 1 young slowloris and 2 cockatoo’s. The slowlorris who is named Billy has very bad teeth and we needed to treat him right away. Cockatoo’s Croky and Cookie are […]

Yearly Wanicare update in Zuidwolde

18 december 2016 – Early January Willemijn and Roel will be back in the Netherlands for the yearly update. So for all Dutch contacts: 15 januari van 15:00 tot 17:00 in Zuidwolde: Jullie zijn allemaal uitgenodigd! Zondag 15 januari 2017 • 15.00 – 17.00 uur Cultuurhistorisch streekmuseum De Wemme Burgemeester Tonckensstraat 49, Zuidwolde  

New slowlorris enclosure ready!

15 December 2016 – A big moment for the slowlorrises in Cikananga; the new slowlorris-block is ready and all slowlorrises that before were housed in smaller cages were moved this week, spread over 7 different enclosures inside the block. Last year we realized a similar block, and with this addition all slowlorrises are now housed […]

Slowlorris Kukus shot by poachers

12 December 2016 – This is Kukus, a Javan Slowlorris that was shot by poachers. Although seriously injured, she apparently managed to get away and she was found by locals in Lengkong. The X-rays clearly shows the bullet. Because a bullet can travel inside the body, we are carefully looking into surgery-options. Kukus is now […]

Give the best Christmas gift to James

11 December 2016 – This is James, a longtime resident of Cikananga who lived on a dump, was fed beer and cigarettes while being chained and abused. This resulted in major mental and physical problems that are so traumatic that a life in the wild is impossible for him. Now we try to offer him […]

1 step closer to translocating Rosie and Femi to Sumatra

5 December 2016 – Great news from our friends at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) about Rosie and Femi! After establishing by DNA-test they are both Sumatran, they are accepted to move to SOCP on Sumatra. There they will be together with many other Orangutan babies and in the perfect circumstance to rehabilitate for potential […]

New arrival at Cikananga; more to come

4 December 2016 – Last week we were informed about a case of a illegally kept animals near Sukabumi. We visited the location and after a talk with the owner we agreed to take in the illegal animals and an Otter (Otters are actually is allowed, but far that’s from ideal). Later this week we […]

Chanee meets his new gibbons neighbors

28 november 2016 – Today little gibbon Chanee was moved to a big enclosure with other Gibbon neighbors! In his first 3 months in Cikananga Chanee was so small and vulnerable that we kept him in our clinic for round the clock care, later he moved to a cage just outside the clinic, and now […]