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News - December 2011

IAR Malta joins protest against animals in circuses

22nd December 2011

Nearly 200 animal lovers protested against a circus using performing animals in the village of Floriana in Malta. Earlier in the year the animal welfare coalition had held talks with the Council to try and persuade them not to give permission to the circus to come to the site but the appeal failed... read more »

Alan the orangutan is relocated to safety

15th December 2011

A wild orangutan of at least 15 years old has been moved to safety in Borneo, thanks to a rescue team from International Animal Rescue. He was moved from the area of Kelik Buntu (Kali baru) in the village of Sei Awan Kiri to a new forest area in Hutan Sungai Satong, Western Borneo. According to... read more »

One year after his rescue, baby orangutan Puyol's prospects look brighter with soccer star's support for campaign

8th December 2011

While Spanish soccer star Carles Puyol kicks off a new awareness campaign to help the orangutan, the future is looking bright for his namesake, Puyol the orphaned orangutan rescued by IAR exactly a year ago. The baby orangutan was rescued last December by IAR’s team in Western Borneo and is now... read more »

Spanish Soccer Star Kicks Off Orangutan Campaign

5th December 2011

Spanish soccer star Carles Puyol, who captains FC Barcelona and led Spain to the World Cup title one year ago, is now tackling an even bigger challenge – saving orangutans.Puyol is featured in “Act Now for Orangutans,” a new campaign from International Animal Rescue (IAR) and the United Nations’... read more »

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