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News - March 2011

IAR launches petition to stop YouTube showing 'cute' clips of captive slow lorises

25th March 2011

International Animal Rescue's team in Indonesia has launched an online petition to stop YouTube showing clips of endangered slow lorises being kept illegally as pets. The slow loris is an endangered primate species from Southeast Asia but, owing at least partly to the videos on YouTube, this shy... read more »

IAR urges volunteers to swing into action for orangutans!

10th March 2011

In support of our work rescuing orangutans in Borneo, IAR is making May a month of 'Orangutan Action' and offering volunteers a wealth of exciting ways to get involved. International Animal Rescue runs an emergency rescue centre in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, where our expert team cares for a... read more »

IAR Malta assists with evacuation of cats and dogs from Libya

7th March 2011

Max Farrugia, IAR's Malta chairman, last week organised the successful evacuation of 16 cats and two dogs from Libya, accompanied by their Dutch owners Juliette and Wim Kouwe. The couple were determined not to leave their animals behind and, thanks to Max, they didn't have to. After working... read more »

Maltese hunters found guilty of threatening British bird protection volunteer

4th March 2011

Two Maltese hunters have been found guilty at the Valletta law courts of threatening 26 year old Fiona Burrows from Nottingham, a bird guard volunteering with International Animal Rescue and CABS (Committee Against Bird Slaughter). The hunters were also found guilty of breaching the peace. Both... read more »

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