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News - May 2012

Ujil the orangutan is rescued at the second attempt

24th May 2012

Ujil the captive orangutan whose owner refused to give him up is finally in the care of IAR's team at the rescue centre in Ketapang, West Kalimantan. After a first unsuccessful attempt to rescue him, which was met with aggression and threats of violence by his owner, eleven agents from the... read more »

Primate diaries: Education and awareness-raising activities in Indonesia

11th May 2012

Taken from IAR's blog, Primate Diaries: Volunteer Tine Rattel reports... International Animal Rescue recognises the importance of public education as an integral part of conservation outreach, with the ultimate aim of changing attitudes to conservation, resulting in pro-conservation behaviour. Part... read more »

Olive's diary: Blackshe learns that there's no place like home!

9th May 2012

Taken from IAR's blog, Olive's Diary: Hello my friends My story today is something of a cautionary tale for any bold young pup tempted by the call of the wild! The De Souza family had recently lost Blackie and Simba their teenage brother dogs: both died from old age and within a short time of each... read more »

After rescuing him from a snare, IAR's team performs life-saving surgery on Pelangsi the orangutan

9th May 2012

The IAR Indonesia veterinary team was led by Dr Adi Irawan, under the guidance of Dr. Paolo Martelli, Chief Veterinarian Ocean Park Hong KongPelangsi, the orangutan rescued from a snare by IAR’s team in Indonesia, is recovering after a five-hour operation to remove his withered hand and arm.  The... read more »

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