Thanks to Indonesia’s President, Pak Jokowi. Dancing monkeys (topeng monyet) were officially banned in Jakarta precisely 4 years ago, today, when he was actually Jakarta’s Governor! Lets make Indonesia dancing monkeys free .. a NATIONAL ban is much needed!
Right now, Mount Agung (Gunung Agung) in Bali, has been rumbling & threatening to erupt. Many locals around the area (approx. 144,00 people) have been evacuated, but what about the animals? Many are leaving their pets/livestock behind & many stray animals are also in danger!
Recently we have been featured on both BBC Indonesia and Channel NewsAsia. Regarding the dolphin circuses (#stopsirkuslumba) in Indonesia and the horrendous bird markets (pasar burung).
Long Tailed Macaques for sale at the Jogjakarta Animal Market. The monkeys all have been torn away from their families, in this process their mothers are killed!