224 articles in category: News

International Orangutan day

19 August 2016 – The love for Orangutans is one of the reasons why Wanicare Foundation was established in 2008. During the years that Wanicare has been working in Indonesia, the situation for Bornean and Sumatran orangutans has only become worse due to the increasing number of hectares of forest disappearing for the palm oil industry. Every […]

Jumping Chai

6 August 2016 – Jumping Chal – Challenging the Javan leopards at Cikananga to get to their food gives the most impressive videos! —

Update Rosi and Femi

1 August 2016 – Rosi, the first arrival, is very playful and keeps going up and down the playground. Femi, the second arrival, mostly stays close to the caretaker but when they meet somewhere along the playground Femi joins Rosi and they play together untill they get distracted by something else.           […]

Update Orangutan babies

28 July 2016 – The young orangutan that arrived yesterday morning is slowly settling in, which means she is also catching up on a lot of sleep. Her rescue was part of a big confiscation in which another four! young orangutans were saved from the hands of traders by a joint operation of JAAN, Centre […]

Second Orangutan baby rescue in Cikananga

27 july 2016 – In the early morning of wednesday 27th July 2016, Cikananga received another 6 months old Orangutan from a confiscation by Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) in cooperation with BARESKRIM POLRI the police in Jakarta. Considering we must carefully care for these two vulnerable little babies, we could use every donation. Please let […]

Update II on Orangutan rescue

24 July 2016 – After another good night it was time to go outside, she spent a half hour swinging and having fun with all the elements we have in our playground. Afterwards she was really tired, but her personality, independence and strength are amazing, therefore she already convinced us that she will find her way […]

Update on Orangutan rescue

23 July 2016 – Yesterday our new arrival took all the time to catch up with sleep and in the afternoon she became a bit more active. Currently she is happily drinking milk every 3 hours and her favorite fruit is at the moment orange. You can help by supporting the care off this beautiful […]

Breaking: Orangutan rescue in Ciamis

20 July 2016 – At this very moment Wanicare and Cikananga are rescuing an approximate 6 months old orangutan. Yesterday we received the news and today the team drove 8 hours to reach her. This young and critically endangered orangutan is another victim of the devastating deforestations for palm oil plantations and the pet trade. […]

Want to adopt Clouded Leopard Captain?

15 July 2016 – Little Captain is growing up and getting more confident with the week! This beautiful Clouded Leopard arrived November last year at Cikananga after being confiscated from the hands of a trader. Captain is still waiting to be adopted, send us a message if you are interested to sponsor the care of […]

Support from the Silvery Gibbon Project for Wanicare

29 june 2016 – We are happy to share that we received important financial support from the Silvery Gibbon Project, this means we can continue with populations surveys, habitat assessments and general support for the silvery gibbons in Lengkong Regency. Currently three families of gibbons are facing a number of threats, such as shortage of […]