When Bryce Trevett was out filming wildlife off the Los Angeles coastline, they spotted what they thought was a balloon floating on the surface. Thinking they’d do a bit of garbage collecting, they went over to pick it up.
Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of nature’s last stand on teeming Java island. Indonesia’s overflowing, polluted capital is a couple of hours north, and with Trump-branded properties being built next to this protected area, Jakarta may soon feel even closer.
Wildlife Conservation Society – Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) noted that volume of illegal wildlife trade has quadrupled since 2010 with a value of Rp13 trillion per year.
Police found 400 kilograms of turtle meat from a pickup car they stopped at 5 AM in Jl. Patasari, Kuta ….
Four Javan leopards have been spotted in an Indonesian national park where they were previously thought to have died out, raising hopes for the future of the rare big cat.
The adult dugong was reportedly chained in a cage while her calf was kept nearby in a separate enclosure. Photos and video of the animals were captured by a group of divers near the remote island of Kokoya, off North Maluku.
“We saw a sun bear eating its own dung but when we contacted the zoo’s officers they told us the bear was medicated and we weren’t allowed to see it.”
These included the critically endangered Black-Winged Myna, native to Java and Bali, and other rare species found nowhere outside Indonesia’s vast archipelago.
thresher sharks have recently been added to CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) list Appendix II to monitor their international trade after scientists and the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) have declared them as vulnerable.
Three Indonesian men have been arrested for allegedly trading in protected species, with police seizing animal parts including a tiger skin, deer genitalia and pangolin scales, an official said Monday (Oct 17).