Snakes and monkeys have reportedly begun fleeing the area around Mount Agung in their droves, in what locals claim is the strongest sign yet the Bali volcano will erupt.
A New Zealand surfer discovered first-hand this week that while large whales might appear docile, they do not always appreciate being touched
“The staff will put butter or Vaseline cream on the dolphin’s skin to keep it moist because it’s dry transport,” said Femke Den Haas. More than 90 dolphins are held in captivity in Indonesia and trained to perform tricks in shows as part of the country’s so-called conservation efforts. Their future is uncertain as the government continues experimenting with a captive breeding programme to increase dolphin population in its waters.
A worldwide competition that attracted hundreds of online entries has named a Queensland water spider in Fanning’s honour, the winning name coming from a Brazilian arachnologist – who was also a surfing fan.
Authorities report that the carcass was 23-meter long and 5-meter wide. Ismet said that large whales are often seen of late in waters off the village.
A conservation group said Monday it has chosen the name Alba for a rare albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia after receiving a flood of suggestions from the public.
An unidentified sea creature has washed ashore in Indonesia’s Maluku province. The colossal carcass was found on Hulung Beach on the westside of Seram Island on Tuesday night by a local man.
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.