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Orangutans Have Self-Medicating Ability, Study Finds

Bornean orangutans possess the ability to cure themselves using medicinal substances from the wild, a new study suggests. The plant has anti-inflammatory properties, and...

New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra

A scientific paper has confirmed that a new species of primate has been discovered in the forests of Sumatra: the Tapanulis orangutan, which adds to the family of the...

International Activist Calls for End to Indonesia Dog and Boar Fights

Staged fights between dogs and captured wild boars, which is a traditional form of entertainment in rural areas of West Java, must be condemned and stopped, animal...

Saving Man’s Best Friend

The Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) is campaigning against the dog meat trade across Indonesia. The ongoing campaign was started in April 2014 and was inspired by the...

Tiger Skin

Two Arrested in Sumatran Tiger Hide Crackdown

Police arrested two suspects in North Bengkulu who are accused of selling the Sumatran tiger hides.

Surabaya Zoo Animals

The Surabaya Zoo: “The Zoo of Death”

A Concentration Camp for Animals Even in optimal conditions, zoological gardens, or ‘zoos’, are often golden jails for the imprisoned animals. When the conditions...

Twitchers in Town – Birdwatching in Jakarta

It’s hard to imagine Jakarta having any wildlife at all, let alone any birds. The city authorities, after all, do their best to destroy any natural habitat for malls...

Education Guide 2017

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