The whale sharks were being kept in submerged pens. Once the animals were discovered by officials on May 26, Indonesian authorities arrested the suspected traffickers and the sharks were released back into the wild unharmed.
Yani, a 34-year-old Sumatran elephant, sadly died at the Bandung Zoo around 6 pm on Wednesday after receiving no treatment.
The Jakarta Post reports the religious leaders and high priests of The Indonesian Hindu Religious Council (PHDI) has formally issued an edict declaring Bali’s Benoa Bay a sacred area.
The Bornean orangutan population has declined by 75% since 1900, and currently there are only an estimated 54,000 Bornean orangutans left in the wild. With a continued decline in numbers and given the immediate threats to their habitat, hunting, and illegal trade, this exclusive Asian species native to the island of Borneo, is listed as an Endangered species.
After 4 years of physical development, the first ever Elephant Hospital in Indonesia and Asia: the Prof Rubini Atmawidjaja Hospital was officially established and began operations on Thursday, 5th November 2015. Located within the Way Kambas National Park, East Lampung, in the Lampung Province, the special hospital is dedicated to serve sick elephants in the national parks as well as those injured as a result of conflicts with the local population.
In her sickening Facebook post, Tri wrote: “Hasil berburu hari ini……Nyam….nyam……”, or “The results of today’s hunt… Yum… yum…”. It is not yet clear why she hunted the leopard cats or whether she actually ate them.
The administration is considering including some of the island’s favorite surf points across the province as water conservation areas (KKP) in an attempt to protect them from development.
why not pump your adrenaline a little by attempting to swim with the sharks – in a perfectly safe environment – on Bali’s “shark island”?
Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to become an ambassador for Artha Graha Peduli’s mangrove conservation efforts in Bali, the foundation said in a statement on Monday.