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News - March 2017

Our team in Java rescues a traumatised pet monkey abandoned by its owners

24th March 2017

The team at our primate rehabilitation centre in Bogor, West Java, has rescued a pet monkey that was abandoned by her owners at a popular tourist spot not far from our centre. Ironically, the female long-tailed macaque was dumped on 16 March which was International Macaque Day.The team found the... read more »

Our team in West Borneo rescues three orangutans in four days

21st March 2017

During the past week our team in West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) has rescued three pet orangutans in just four days.On 13 March the team rescued two orangutans on the same day with the assistance of officials from the local BKSDA (Natural Resources Conservation Agency.)The first orangutan to be... read more »

Orangutan Amy rescued from life in a small wooden box

14th March 2017

Our Human Orangutan Conflict Team in Ketapang has rescued an orangutan that was being kept chained up as a pet in a small wooden crate after they were alerted to her existence by local group Yaysan Palung. Our team was accompanied on the rescue operation by officials from the local forest... read more »

Orangutan Reva is returned to her home in the forest

7th March 2017

In collaboration with the Conservation of Natural Resources (BKSDA), the Military District Command and the local Institute of Forest Management in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, IAR’s team in Indonesia has released a female orangutan back into the wild in Pematang Gadung, South Matan Hilir Subdistrict... read more »

IAR marks World Wildlife Day with the release of three rescued orangutans returning to freedom in the forest

3rd March 2017

Our team in Indonesia have released three orangutans into a national park in West Kalimantan after they were driven out of the forest by massive land clearance operations to make way for agricultural plantations. News of the orangutans’ translocation has been released on World Wildlife Day to send... read more »

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