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News - July 2018

We return three howler monkeys to freedom in the forest.

27th July 2018

On 19 July our team at the Refuge in Nosara, Costa Rica, released three adult howler monkeys who had undergone several months’ rehabilitation. Charlotte and Iggy had both been attacked by dogs and Star had been electrocuted.As all three monkeys were found in heavily populated areas that are... read more »

We have released a mother and baby orangutan in Mount Tarak protected forest.

25th July 2018

We recently collaborated with the local Forestry Department (BKSDA) on the release of two orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in the protected forest of Mount Tarak, in Ketapang district, West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo.) The release operation was carried out on Tuesday 10 July.The orangutans were a... read more »

Rangila the dancing bear is finally rescued and on his way home to India.

10th July 2018

With our support, our partners Wildlife SOS (WSOS) are currently in the process of rescuing Rangila, an Indian sloth bear that was used as a dancing bear in Nepal.The rescue operation follows a first failed rescue mission which left Rangila and a second bear named Sridevi languishing in a zoo in... read more »

IAR praises action by the Indonesian government to protect precious peatland forest.

5th July 2018

International Animal Rescue has praised action taken by the Indonesian government to protect a deep peatland forest in West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo.) The Sungai Putri Forest in Ketapang Regency is home to one of the world’s largest remaining populations of critically endangered orangutans but... read more »

Karmele Llano Sanchez, our Progamme Director in Indonesia, receives prestigious award.

3rd July 2018

Karmele Llano Sanchez, Programme Director of IAR Indonesia, has won an award for excellence which was presented to her on 26 June in Bogor, West Java.The GFAS (Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries) Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence is given annually to an individual who embodies and... read more »

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