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Masked Monkey Show Continues Outside Jakarta (July 9, 2015)

In Jakarta, the masked monkey show has been banned, but, outside of Jakarta that show continues. A group of young men performed a masked monkey show on the roadside of Bandar Setia Street, Percut Sei Tuan sub-district, Deli Serdang district of North Sumatra province on Thursday (July 9, 2015).

Posted on 06:35 July 11th, 2015 Read more...

Trade of Fruit Bats in Medan Continues (27 June 2015)

In Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra province there is misleading information saying fruit bat meat can cure asthma. This information has never been scientifically proven, but there are always people looking for fruit bat for food although the price is much more expensive than the price of beef. A bat with a weight of less than 1 kilogram can be sold at a price of IDR300,000 (USD23.00) per individual while beef costs less than IDR100,000 (US$7.00).

Posted on 09:10 July 09th, 2015 Read more...

Atjehlink: Forestry and Police Officers Confiscate 4 Protected Species (July 4, 2015)

One of the Environment and Forestry Ministry’s agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) together with Aceh police officers confiscated five protected animals from a number of houses in Banda Aceh. These animals scheduled to be released to the wild habitat in protected forest areas.The five animals consist of siamang (1), sun bears (2), and gibbon (2). Animals seized were subsequently taken to the BKSDA Aceh to be placed temporarily in cages before reintroduction into forests.

Posted on 07:25 July 09th, 2015 Read more...

Starving orangutans saved from certain death by team of rescuers who transported them from isolated woodland to lush forest (July 6, 2015)

This is the heartwarming moment a family of starving orangutans were rescued from an isolated patch of woodland and released back into their natural habitat.The primates became stranded in West Borneo, Indonesia, after agricultural plantations and illegal gold mines invaded their forest home and left them without food.

Posted on 00:55 July 09th, 2015 Read more...

Shocking pictures show four dolphins kept in a tiny Bali resort swimming pool (July 6, 2015)

Shocking photographs show dolphins kept in horrific conditions in a small resort swimming pool in Bali. The four dolphins are kept in a chlorinated pool measuring 10m by 20m at a hotel at Keramas Beach on the Indonesian holiday island. The Wake Bali Dolphins tourist attraction charges visitors money for an 'exciting' dolphin experience, allowing people with swim with, hug and kiss the dolphins.

Posted on 00:29 July 09th, 2015 Read more...

Jakarta, Surabaya and Medan, Cities with Most Rampant Illegal Wildlife Trade (July 4, 2015)

Jakarta, GATRAnews – SCORPION Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group mentions Jakarta, Surabaya and Medan as the most widespread occurrence of wildlife trade. In Jakarta, the wildlife is traded on Jatinegara and Pramuka wildlife markets. In addition, the wildlife trade is also rife in Jalan Barito Wildlife Market. While in Surabaya, wildlife traded in Bratang and Turi wildlife markets. In Medan, the wildlife is sold on roadside in Jalan Metrologi Ujung.

Posted on 23:16 July 06th, 2015 Read more...
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