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News - September 2014

IAR's Orangutan Rescue Centre takes in Wawa, bringing the total number of orangutans at the centre to 70.

29th September 2014

On 19 September IAR’s rescue team left Ketapang and drove for 14 hours to Sanggau village, near Pontianak, West Kalimantan, accompanied by members of the BKSDA (Forestry Dept) to rescue a male orangutan called Wawa. His rescue brought the total number of orangutans at our centre in Ketapang to 70.... read more »

IAR receives Franki, an orangutan that was kept in a small roadside cage for 11 years

26th September 2014

 On 17 August, the very same day that Indonesia celebrated 69 years of independence, we received the 69th orangutan into our care at the International Animal Rescue centre in Ketapang, West Kalimantan.The team at the centre received news of this orangutan from the Centre for Orangutan Protection... read more »

IAR's slow loris centre cares for Kuz-kuz, the latest victim of the illegal pet trade.

23rd September 2014

Our team in Indonesia has rescued a Sumatran slow loris that was being kept as a pet not far from Jakarta in Java.  The new arrival has had his teeth clipped – a cruel but common practice among traders in the Indonesian animal markets to make the lorises easier to handle and more saleable as pets. ... read more »

International Animal Rescue share Animals Indonesia's shocking video of a slow loris' teeth being cut

22nd September 2014

We have recently received a shocking video from our friends at Animals Indonesia showing a slow loris having its teeth cut in a bird market in South Sumatra. Unfortunately the cruel act of cutting a slow loris' teeth with nail clippers, wire cutters or removing them completely with pliers is a very... read more »

IAR speaks out in support of activists campaigning against illegal birdhunting in Malta

16th September 2014

International Animal Rescue has spoken out in support of activists campaigning against illegal birdhunting in Malta who have been charged with illicit possession of birds. They have been summoned to court in October for posing in a photo with protected species to highlight illegal hunting.Birdlife... read more »

Our orangutan rescue centre takes in three year old Manis

15th September 2014

At the end of July, International Animal Rescue’s orangutan centre in Ketapang received a three year old female orangutan called Manis. She was rescued from the district Simpang Hulu, close to Pontianak. She made the journey to Ketapang by plane with BKSDA (Forestry Dept) and handled the journey... read more »

'Rescue Me' Fundraiser in aid of International Animal Rescue

4th September 2014

VIP supporters of International Animal Rescue will gather at London’s George Club on Wednesday 10 September to raise funds for the charity’s vital work saving the lives of suffering animals around the world.The exclusive venue and its team of staff are generously being provided free of charge for a... read more »

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