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We have released heart-warming photos and video of an orphaned baby orangutan with her new surrogate mother

1st November 2018

Baby Anggun had been caught from the wild and was being kept as a pet until she was confiscated by police and taken to our Orangutan Conservation Centre in Ketapang, West Borneo.The centre is caring for more than 100 rescued orangutans undergoing rehabilitation in order one day to return to their... read more »

Rare albino slow loris is released after being rescued from the pet trade

18th October 2018

An extremely rare albino Sumatran slow loris which had been caught from the wild and kept as a pet in Lampung, Sumatra was finally released back into its natural habitat in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park Area (TNBBS), Lampung Province last week (Monday 08/10/2018.) Previously, the slow... read more »

Bunga the orangutan finally returns to her home in the forest

5th October 2018

Members of our team in Indonesia and the local forestry department (BKSDA) in West Kalimantan (West Borneo) recently completed the successful reintroduction into the wild of a rehabilitated orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) and three slow lorises (Nycticebus menangesis.) On 27 September the endangered... read more »

We have released four rehabilitated orangutans into Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park

24th September 2018

Four orangutans have been released into The National Park of Bukit Baka Bukit Raya (TNBBBR) in West Borneo by our team in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Centre (BKSDA.) These four orangutans are named Amy, Ongky, Kepo and Rambo. The release is the second release operation in... read more »

Teamwork helps keep howler monkeys safe

13th September 2018

The Stop the Shocks team at our Refuge for Wildlife in Costa Rica recently teamed up with ICE, the local electric company, to help the monkeys of Nosara. Together they were able to insulate 14 transformers during a planned power outage.Thanks to the amazing support from ICE, whose team donated... read more »

20 surrendered slow lorises are released into their natural habitat

5th September 2018

Twenty Javan slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus) were translocated on Thursday, 30 August 2018, and are currently undergoing habituation at the Masigit-Kareumbi Conservation Forest Area, Bandung, West Java. The 20 translocated lorises comprise seven males and 13 females. They go by the names; Iik,... read more »

Rare pig-nosed turtles are finally returned to Papua from Hong Kong

29th August 2018

Nearly 600 protected pig-nosed turtles (Carettochelys insculpta) seized in Hong Kong during a failed smuggling attempt in January 2018 and suspected to have been poached from the wild in Indonesia, have been returned home to Papua.The Governments of Indonesia and Hong Kong SAR teamed up with... read more »


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