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Mama and Baby Nam returned to their home in the rainforest

8th April 2016

Mama and baby Nam, who were close to dying of starvation when they were rescued, have been released back into the wild two months after they were rescued.Mama Nam, who is more than 20 years and her two year old baby were rescued from a plantation after villagers in Semanai, Simpang Tiga village... read more »

Orangutans Mynah and Mata, rescued from forest fires in 2015, are successfully released

31st March 2016

IAR’s team in Indonesia has carried out the release of two orangutans into the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBR NP) in West Borneo. Mata, an adult male orangutan, was a victim of the fires that decimated the Indonesian rainforest in 2015. He was rescued last December from a village called... read more »

Two latest orangutans rescued were found on palm oil plantations.

24th March 2016

The two latest orangutans to be rescued from captivity by IAR’s team in West Borneo had both been captured from palm oil plantations. They were then both kept chained up as people’s pets.JamilaOur team rescued Jamila, a female of about two years old, at the end of February. She had been kept in... read more »

‘Woodland weigh-in’ of rescued orangutans in Borneo has a serious side too.

11th March 2016

The below video of a group of rescued orangutans being weighed in the forest in Borneo is proof of the progress they are making on their journey back to the wild. The young apes have all been rescued from captivity and are undergoing rehabilitation at our orangutan centre in Ketapang, West... read more »

Update on the rescue of lions abandoned in Gyrumi Zoo.

25th February 2016

We have recently recieved these lovely photos of the lions enjoying the sunshine in thier heated enclosures!Mery, Zita and Gita will be staying in the heated enclosures until the new Wildlife Rescue Centre has been built and they can be housed for quarantine. For more information about the rescue,... read more »

Severely injured bear cub receives treatment and care in IAR-funded sanctuary

17th February 2016

Our partners Wildlife SOS (WSOS) in India have rescued a bear cub found wandering alone with a badly injured foreleg. The little sloth bear has lost her left paw, probably to a poacher’s snare. She is now receiving treatment and care in the IAR-funded bear rescue centre in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.... read more »

Mama Nam and Baby Rescued from Starvation

12th February 2016

A mother and baby orangutan stranded in the burnt forests of Borneo would only have survived another week had our team not rescued them.The adult female of more than 20 years and her baby of between 2 and 3 years old were rescued from a plantation after villagers in Semanai, Simpang Tiga village... read more »


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