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News - August 2011

Rescued orangutan relocated to safety in Borneo

26th August 2011

An orangutan that was discovered near a rubber plantation in West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo has been successfully rescued and translocated. The joint operation was carried out by a team from International Animal Rescue Indonesia, members of Fauna and Flora International (FFI) - Indonesian... read more »

Agra bear sanctuary flood crisis in India

24th August 2011

Monsoon rains in India have created a challenging situation for the Agra Bear Sanctuary in India where over 270 rescued dancing bears are being rehabilitated. The rapidly rising floodwaters of the holy Yamuna River have forced our partners at Wildlife SOS India (WSOS) to put the Agra Bear Sanctuary... read more »

Orangutan Susi is saved from suffering

17th August 2011

On 30 July IAR vet Dr Anita successfully rescued a four year old female orangutan named Susi from the community in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. When Dr Anita arrived she found poor Susi looking very miserable and living in a terrible state of neglect. She had some really severe injuries, including a... read more »

Malta Government announces limited autumn hunting season

17th August 2011

The Malta Government announced yesterday the dates of the autumn birdhunting season. An official press release revealed that hunting on land in Malta will be allowed between 1 September and 31 January. From Mondays to Saturdays hunting can be carried out from two hours before dawn until two hours... read more »

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