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Illegal trader in Indonesia is caught red-handed with nine Critically Endangered Javan slow lorises

18th July 2017

Nine Javan slow lorises have been rescued in the nick of time from an illegal trader in Indonesia. The Critically Endangered primates were found to be suffering from injuries inflicted by their captor, as well as wounds sustained during their time in captivity. Some had had their teeth cut, while... read more »

Two orangutans have been released back into the Bornean rainforest after extensive rehabilitation

20th June 2017

The great apes were released into the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBR NP) by our team in Indonesia, in cooperation with the Institute for Natural Resources Conservation (BKSDA) and the National Park.The orangutans named Amin and Shila were rescued several years ago by IAR and the BKSDA. ... read more »

As Ramadan commences, 17 rescued lorises are released on Mount Ciremai

2nd June 2017

On Saturday 27 May, 17 rescued Javan slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus) were released back to the wild in the mountainous forest habitat of Ciremai Mount National Park (TNGC.) The ten female and seven male lorises were confiscated from the online wildlife trade back in January by Directorate... read more »

After years chained up alone in a small wooden crate, Amy the orangutan starts making friends

31st May 2017

Amy, who was kept chained up in a small wooden crate, has met others of her own kind for the first time and is rapidly making friends.She was freed by our team after they were alerted to her existence by local group Yaysan Palung. She was taken to our rehabilitation centre in Ketapang and placed in... read more »

Mimi the orangutan makes her way back to the forest

25th May 2017

An orangutan called Mimi has been returned to the rainforests of West Borneo after five and a half years in rehabilitation. She was released into the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBRNP) in a joint operation by our team in Indonesia, in cooperation with the department of Conservation and... read more »

Budi graduates from baby school to forest school!

24th May 2017

Budi was found lying flat on his back, sick and helpless, in a chicken cage in December 2014. He was in an extremely critical condition after being kept as a pet and fed on nothing but condensed milk for ten months. His body was bloated and his limbs were swollen and bent from malnutrition. At... read more »

Illegal wildlife traders caught red-handed by police in Indonesia

18th May 2017

An operation carried out by the Quick Reaction Forestry Police (SPORC) and the West Kalimantan Police Department to catch illegal wildlife traffickers trading on social media has led to the arrest of two suspects. Evidence recovered from the scene where the men were apprehended included a number of... read more »


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