Wednesday, March,02/2022, North Sumatra BBKSDA (North Sumatra Nature Conservation Agency ) Division of KSDA Region III Padang sidimpuan released a protected species of slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) in SA.Lubuk Raya.
The animal was obtained from the submission of the Tanobato community, Padang Sidimpuan City.
Based on the statement from the loris community, he found it behind the house on Thursday, February 24, which was then handed over to the BKSDA.
This is not the first time this slow loris has been released, but for cases that often occur, namely the discovery of slow lorises playing behind people's homes, it is suspected that the slow lorises came from the garden. So,for who the villagers which their houses are bordered by gardens or forest areas, if you find this type of animal, you can immediately report it to the nearest Nature conservation agency officer in every province in in Indonesia ...
Two individual Sumatran slow lorises returned to the wild in Gunung Leuser National Park last February 8th. These two individual slow lorises were confiscated from residents in Baharok, Langkat, North Sumatra.
Palbert Turnip, Head of Regional V National Park Management Section, Gunung Leuser National Park Center (BBTNGL) said this case stemmed from public information about residents having two Sumatran slow lorises in their homes. Hall down for investigation. Residents who maintain it turns out to get these animals from their fields.
The Sumatran slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) is included in the list of protected animals in Indonesia. This is based on the decision of the Minister of Agriculture No. 66/Kpts/Um/2/1973 on February 14, 1973. But unfortunately, now there are still many people who trade the Sumatran slow loris due to the high market demand and easy access to get this endangered animal and there are still people who take it from nature to keep them illegally.
And at the beginning of 2022, the ISCP team again reported findings to the KSDA of the Central Aceh resort on February 13, 2022, regarding the presence of residents of the village of Belang Jorong, Bener Regency, taking care of 1 individual mother of Sumatran slow loris and her baby taken from nature approximately 3 weeks ago.
Furthermore, ISCP volunteers representing Aceh accompanied the KSDA resort middle Aceh confiscating and rescuing the 2 individual slow lorises on February 14, 2022 which also coincided with Valentine's Day, after a health check was held where the slow lorises were also recently taken from the wild , still healthy and wild, so on the same day the brood lorises and their chicks were released in the afternoon in a conservation forest area in Bener Meriah district, Central Aceh.
The Indonesian Species Conservation Program Foundation wishes you a Merry Christmas 25-26 December 2021 to all friends of ISCP and Slow lorises , kind donors and Christian friends who celebrate it.
Christmas is a good time to share hearts with love and affection for all mankind and all of God's creation including wildlife and the nature.. Christmas is a great time to give and receive blessings. It's time for us to be happy because our savior has been born.
We still need continuing get support and help from you all for 2022 and uncoming years to realization our goal make new rehabilitation center for slowloris in Sumatra.
Merry Christmas 2021 and welcome the new year 2022.
4 individuals of Sumatran slow loris, including a pair of Sumatran slow lorises and their cub from the handovered of residents, as well as 1 individual slow loris from the results of a planned sale of protected animals on social media rescued/confiscated, were returned to their habitat in the conservation forest area of Central Aceh by the BKSDA Resort Central Aceh team together with ISCP volunteers representing Aceh on Sunday evening, October 24, 2021. And for the suspect who trade online 1 individual slow loris was given a statement letter or penalty not to repeat the buying and selling of animals and confinement for 2 days at the resort officer's office.
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