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Albino slow loris saved from sale on Facebook is successfully returned to the wild

13th March 2019

A rare albino slow loris that had been a victim of the illegal online trade in wildlife has been successfully reintroduced into the wild and is thriving back in the forest. The Sumatran slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) was rescued in the nick of time by a team from the Natural Resources Conservation... read more »

International Women’s Day – 8th March 2019

5th March 2019

My name is Dieka Pertiwi and I have been working with International Animal Rescue (IAR) in Indonesia since 2016. As Supervisor of the ‘Orangutan Survey, Release and Monitoring Team’ for Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBRNP), my job is varied, busy and challenging at times, but very rewarding... read more »

Preparing a New Home for 16 Sumatran Lorises in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

4th March 2019

Sixteen Sumatran slow lorises are ready to return to their natural habitat in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (TNBBS) in Lampung, Sumatra.But first they will spend the next four weeks undergoing habituation to ensure they are ready to be released into the wild. Our vet Imam Arifin Aljani... read more »

Six orangutans make an epic journey back to the Bornean rainforest.

19th February 2019

After years of rehabilitation, six orangutans have been returned to freedom in the Bornean rainforest. The release operation was carried out by ourselves alongside the representatives of the national park where they were released.We joined forces with Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR)... read more »

Rescued howler monkeys return to freedom in the Costa Rican rainforest

14th February 2019

After undergoing intensive and lengthy rehabilitation at our partner's specialist wildlife rescue centre in Costa Rica, three howler monkeys have finally returned to freedom in the rainforest.Jordanny, Sophie and Lola had been in the care of Refuge for Wildlife in Nosara since being rescued as... read more »

Orangutan rescued from the pet trade in West Borneo

12th February 2019

Our team in West Borneo has joined with Forestry officials to rescue a young female orangutan that had been kept in a crate for nearly four years. The orangutan was being kept as a pet in the small Hamlet of Punai Jaya, Durian Sebatang Village in Seponti District, Ketapang Regency in West Borneo.... read more »

Rescued slow lorises return to freedom in the rainforest

24th January 2019

Our team in Indonesia has joined with the Majalengka Police, West Java and the West Java Centre for Natural Resources Conservation (BBKSDA) to release 65 Javan slow lorises back into the wild.They were among 79 of the Critically Endangered primates rescued from poachers planning to sell them... read more »

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