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Koran Jakarta: SCORPION Regrets Jakarta Ignorance to Wildlife Protection (July 20, 2015)

Koran Jakarta publishes a report sourcing Scorpion's News Release under the title "SCORPION Regrets Jakarta Ignorance to Wildlife Protection."

Posted on 19:56 July 21st, 2015 Read more...

Bengkulu Police Arrest Suspected Ivory Trafficker (July 20, 2015)

Bogor, Indonesia, 20th July, 2015—Polda Bengkulu (Bengkulu Police) supported by Polres Kaur (District Police), the Government of Indonesia, WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU), TRAFFIC and the Rhino Protection Unit (RPU) today announced the arrest of a suspected Asian Elephant ivory trafficker.

Posted on 14:29 July 21st, 2015 Read more...

WWW.RMOL.CO publishes a report entitled "Medan zoo Management Must Improve Supervision of Animals" (July 16, 2015)

Political Online News Agency WWW.RMOL.CO publishes a report entitled "The Management of Medan zoo Must Improve Supervision of Animals." Visitors give cigarettes to orangutan.

Posted on 05:34 July 20th, 2015 Read more...

WWW.MEDANBAGUS.COM Publishes Report on Smoking Orangutan (July 16, 2015)

WWW.MEDANBAGUS.COM publishes a report entitled "Ouch...Visitors Give Cigarettes to Orangutans at Medan zoo," sourcing Press Release of the Indonesian Friends of the Animal (IFOTA).

Posted on 04:50 July 20th, 2015 Read more...

NGO’s Raise the Alarm Over Medan Zoo’s Smoking Orangutan (July 13, 2015)

On a recent visit to Medan Zoo an investigator from the SCORPION network, Indonesian Friends of the Animals NGO, saw visitors throwing lit cigarettes to a Sumatran orangutan. The Sumatran orangutan, which is protected species in the Indonesian law and listed as a Critically Endangered species by the IUCN World Conservation Union, picked up a cigarette and proceeded to put it between its lips and inhale.

Posted on 20:23 July 17th, 2015 Read more...

BKSDA Deaf to NGO’s Illegal Gibbon Alarm Call? (July 17, 2015)

Investigators from wildlife trade monitoring group SCORPION have four times told BKSDA of a Siamang gibbon being held illegally and cruelly outside a military officer’s home in Cibubur, Ciracas sub-district, East Jakarta, but no confiscation has yet taken place. SCORPION’s Senior investigator Marison Guciano said, “We are very worried about the health of this endangered primate and just as worried about our own BKSDA officials doing nothing to help it. If the law is not going to be enforced we will soon have no wild animals left in the wild.”

Posted on 19:53 July 17th, 2015 Read more...
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