221 articles written by: wanicare

Fundraising for organic food production at Cikananga

1 Dec 2021 – Two years ago we started with a #agriculture project to create organic food production for the 500 rescued animals at the rescue center. Under the coordination of Scott Hartle we want to take new steps and any support is welcome to help #sustainable and #organic food production at Cikananga. Do you […]

Running For Wanicare: Thank you!

22 November 2021 – UPDATE: We finished the alternative 15km route and raised over 1500 euro! Thanks for the amazing support and we want to thank you on behalf of the animals at Cikanaga! Although the official Zevenheuvelenloop is canceled following the Corona restrictions, we still will be running! With a small group, led by […]

Release of Raptors and Leopard cats

29 October 2021 –  Yesterday was finally the long expected date to release 2 changeable hawk-eagles, 2 crested serpent eagles and 3 javan leopard cats. The release had to be postponed due the covid pandemic for 3 months and we cant express how happy we are to see all these individuals fly an run off […]

A new Gibbon enclosure at Cikananga on World Gibbon Day!

24 October 2021 – Today organizations around the world raise awareness for these fascinating apes. We share with you the amazing news that earlier this month we were able to finish specialized facilities for gibbons at Cikananga with the help of ARCUS This to improve their condition and behavior which will significantly improve their chances for […]

#runningforwanicare by Willemijn Eggen

01 October 2021 – Support Wanicare during the Seven Hills run (the Official ZevenHeuvelenLoop)! On Sunday 21 November 2021 the Zevenheuvelen loop will be organized again. Therefore I will run 15 km over 7 hills around Nijmegen to raise money for the wild animals in Cikananga, which we have been involved with for the past 12 […]

Welcoming UKF students at Cikananga

28 September 2021 – In September we were pleased to welcome Uni Konservasi Fauna to Cikananga Wildlife Center. UKF is a student group from IPB University with a focus on wildlife conservation which aims to enhance the skills of their members in preparation for their pursuit of careers in conservation. Over the course of a […]

We celebrate 20 years of Cikanaga!

1 August 2021 – This month we celebrate 20 years of Cikananga! This remarkable anniversary is celebrated where Wanicare has joined the development of the rescue center already 12 years ago. But we want you to join in the celebrations, so in August we will share many updates on important milestones, memories and challenges throughout […]

Ciremai release postponed due to Covid

06 July 2021 – This is Darwin, he was confiscated in september 2018. On arrival his wing feathers were covered with a gum or glue, indicating he might have been captured from the wild. His behavior indicates the same, therefore we are very happy he will soon be translocated to Ciremai for release. However a bit […]

Release preperations for Eagles in Ciremai

28 June 2021 – Release preparations! The Cikananga Team is in Gunung Ciremai to assist with the construction of habituation cages. This coming week 4 eagles will be translocated to the release site and will be released after habituation on site. More information soon.

Support the return of our Cockatoos

Celebrate with us World Parrot Day by helping us realize the translocation of 9 parrots! In the last years Cikananga has been receiving parrots more frequently and at the moment we house a total of 121 parrots of 20 different species, originating from about 10 different islands throughout Indonesia. An amount which is challenging to […]