The Javan leopard is one of the rarest animals on earth and to capture a clear image of the animal in the wild is an even more rare opportunity. Recently though a camera trap set to capture the wild cat in its forest home in Indonesia was able to provide to the world with some incredible footage.
An international team led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has documented a 78 percent decline in the number of nests of the critically endangered leatherback sea turtle in the Pacific Ocean. The experts fear, if the trend continues, the turtles may become extinct in the next 20 years.
While most reports of critically endangered species continue to break the hearts of wildlife and nature enthusiasts, there is one critically endangered species in Sulawesi making a comeback! Black macaques, otherwise known as the ‘gorilla of Indonesia,’ are reportedly showing signs of recovery after experiencing a decline so devastating that experts thought they would disappear.
Just days after the release of the annually updated Red List – a list of the world’s most endangered species – a glimpse of hope emerged for the Sumatran rhinoceros species. That hope came in the form of a baby. “Ratu gave birth to a male baby at 00:45 (17:45 GMT) on Saturday. Both the […]
Segmenting certain areas of the seas and oceans to spare the rare species from fishing is an idea that has been adopted at many places in the world. But in Indonesia the idea is backfiring as poachers try and loot the same marine protected areas.
The latest victim of the Palm Oil Industry in Indonesia is an orphaned orangutan named Pelangsi who was trapped in a snare for ten days before a rescue team ended the poor animal’s plight.
The Sumatran rhinoceros is one of the most endangered mammal species in the world today. Only 200 or so of the two-horned, hairy forest dwelling rhinos exist in the world today – 180 in Indonesia and the rest in Malaysia.
Over the last several years, many animals have stood on the brink of extinction. For homes for humans, food for humans, paper, chairs and everything else in existence, habitat homes for wildlife are depleting at alarming rates.
A pod of giant whale sharks were been caught on camera for the first time, stealing fish out of the nets of fishermen.
Award winning photographer David Slater was in the wild outdoors visiting a national park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia and hoping to get some good shots. But little did he know that a misplaced camera would lead to one of the best self portraits ever – that of a rare Black Macaque.