226 articles in category: News

Ongoing drought forces Silvery gibbons into villages!

The Javan gibbon groups in Lengkong Regency that are facing local extinction caused by isolation, disturbance, habitat loss and degradation are struggling to find food in this long dry season. Al year round these gibbons are already forced to complete their diet foraging outside the safety of their forests, but two family groups have been […]

Rescued Hornbills moved to outside enclosure

This week we moved 5 hornbills from the small quarantine enclosures to one large enclosure where they can finally fly. The young birds were rescued in February from illegal trade. Although this is a step forward, we are still short on funding for appropriate housing considering this larger enclosure is in bad shape. Also other […]

New arrivals from illegal trade

6 eagles where confiscated from a trader in Bogor by the organisation JAAN. Also an Asian short clawed otter and a porcupine where confiscated from the same trader. All animals are still pretty young! This morning they arrived in Cikananga. Before entering the quarantine they all received a medical exam.The more adult eagles are all […]

New orang-utan enclosure

Great news for Dodo and Noni! We are constructing a new enclosure, which will be much bigger! Many thanks to JAAN for raising funding to realise this. We will keep you updated…..               –  

Translocation of baby orang-utan Dennis

The 8th of September it was a big day for Dennis, he started his long journey from Cikananga Wildlife Center to Sumatra, to the SOCP orangutan rehabilitation Center on the 8th of September. First by car to Jakarta airport together with our vet Alia, who took care of Dennis since he arrived in Cikananga. In […]

Gibbon Olif arrived in Cikananga wildlife Center

Olif is a young ( 3 year old) Agile gibbon (Hylobates agilis) and was handed over to us by her owner on the 5th of September 2015. At the age of 8 months old Olif was ‘’adopted’’ by her previous owner. They got her from a friend of a friend. They felt bad from Olif […]

Release of Javan slowlorises Billy K & Lia

On the 3rd of September Lia and Bill k where translocated to a release side of Little Fireface Project (LFP). Here they were immediately released in the pre-release cage. The first night it didn’t go really well, Billy K was weak when she arrived but surprisingly started gouging on the branches of the tree’s immediately […]

Slowlorises translocated to IAR

On the 31st of August 14 slowlorises where translocated from Cikananga to IAR in Bogor. All where confiscated from a trader. Their canines where cut what always meant we had to remove them. Happily a specialised vet from Spain came to IAR and she could do a dental refill on these 14 individuals. This means […]

New arrival at the Raptor Release Program Cikananga

On the 28th of August we got the message that a young changeable hawkeagle that could not fly yet was rescued from the trade. The next day we went to location as we were concerned it may not receive the good care that would prevent imprinting. On arrival it turned out to be something else, […]

Release of slowloris Listrika

On the 5th of August Slowloris Listrika was brought to Cikananga Wildlife Center. She was found in a electricity box by the Little Fireface project (LFP) team, to make sure she was alright and healthy she was brought to us. After medical check-up by our vet and after observing her behaviour she could return to […]