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Orangutan Rescued with rope still around its neck

9th December 2016

At the end of November our Human-Orangutan Conflict team rescued a female orangutan of about three years old. Villagers in Sumber Priangan Village, Nanga Tayap District, Ketapang Regency had informed our centre that they had seen an orangutan with a rope around her neck in their palm oil and rubber... read more »

International Animal Rescue Wins JustGiving Charity of the Year!

23rd November 2016

International Animal Rescue beat thousands of charities across the UK to be awarded Charity of the Year at the Justgiving Award Ceremony in London last night (Tuesday 22 November.)We were one of three finalists in line for the award, along with the Motor Neurone Disease Association and Reverse Rett... read more »

Baby orangutan is rescued after six months chained on a shelf

18th November 2016

A baby orangutan of about 18 months old has been rescued after spending six months chained up on a narrow plank of wood in a house in Borneo.Our orangutan rescue team recently learned from the Palung Foundation that a baby orangutan being kept as a pet in the district of Sandai - as a result a ... read more »

Team in Indonesia Celebrate Orangutan Caring Week 2016

17th November 2016

This year the team in Indonesia have organised a wide variety of events to celebrate Orangutan Caring Week. The team, from our Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation centre, took thirty-five children from six different schools to take part in our a "Conservation and Green Camp".The camp was based in... read more »

IAR and PETA expose inhumane dog slaughter in Mauritius

31st October 2016

Shocking eye witness video footage has revealed the cruel capture and killing of a large number of dogs in Mauritius. Despite repeated offers of support from international animal-welfare groups, the country continues to use barbaric and ineffective ‘catch and kill’ methods of dog control.The... read more »

Seizure of Critically Endangered Slow Lorises sends out a strong message to wildlife traffickers.

19th October 2016

This was the message sent out by an outstanding seizure operation carried out by the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate of West-Java Regional Police. The operation successfully stopped a syndicate of wildlife traffickers planning to smuggle 34 protected Javan slow lorises, two civets and... read more »

Youngest orangutan at our center visits baby school for the first time

18th October 2016

In August our team in Ketapang, Indonesia, took into care a tiny baby orangutan named Gatot. The tiny orangutan was apparently found in the forest by a man out looking for firewood. He heard the sound of crying and this led him to Gatot. He took him home and kept him as a pet for almost two months... read more »

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