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News - August 2009

Our team in Indonesia helps orangutans in crisis

28th August 2009

International Animal Rescue's team in Indonesia is embarking on a new project to help captive orangutans in West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo.) They have just signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Forestry Department to agree plans for the rescue, rehabilitation and release of... read more »

IAR to support Operation Safe Haven in Malta

24th August 2009

International Animal Rescue will be working to combat illegal bird hunting in Malta again this autumn during a two week camp to monitor and record illegal shooting and trapping activity. The camp, named Operation Safe Haven, is being organised by the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS). It will... read more »

International Animal Rescue helps a Javan Hawk-eagle fly to freedom

20th August 2009

International Animal Rescue's team in Indonesia has assisted with the release of a Javan Hawk-eagle in Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park in West Java, Indonesia. The Javan Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi), endemic to the island of Java, is an endangered species which is listed on Appendix II of ... read more »

Great British Circus cruelty exposed

20th August 2009

International Animal Rescue has applauded investigators for exposing cruelty towards elephants in the Great British Circus. Shocking undercover footage gathered by Animal Defenders International shows elephants being hit with hooks and brooms and one having its tail viciously twisted by a keeper... read more »

IAR teaches respect for wildlife in Indonesia

12th August 2009

International Animal Rescue's team in Indonesia has conducted a series of presentations and workshops to teach local villagers to respect and preserve their native wildlife. The education initiative follows the release of a rare Javan leopard back into the wild that had been caught in a snare... read more »

IAR carries out 'Operation macaque monkey'

12th August 2009

A long tailed macaque that arrived recently at IAR's rescue centre in Indonesia was badly injured and in terrible pain when he was brought in. Thankfully IAR's Veterinary Director in Indonesia, Karmele Llano Sanchez, carried out extensive surgery on him to ease his suffering. The monkey had been... read more »

Macaques find freedom in Indonesia

11th August 2009

IAR's primate centre in Indonesia has successfully rehabilitated and released three groups of macaques that had been rescued from captivity. Only three months after two groups of macaques were reintroduced into the wild, another three groups have left IAR’s facilities to start a new life in the... read more »


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