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.
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.
A tourist who was filmed trying to take a selfie with a shark on a Brazilian beach has been slapped with a £5,000 fine, it was reported on Wednesday.
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.
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).
Indonesian police have uncovered hundreds of protected animal species in Jakarta being traded illegally in the markets and online.