Monthly Archives: November 2009

primate trafficker: Wild Animal World

http://www.wildanimalworld.com/ Please help STOP the trafficking in primates: Please, please everyone, write to your congress representative here: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm And copy and paste this message: Dear Senator, I would like to support the The Captive Primate Safety Act Most people keep domesticated animals, whether it’s a dog, cat or a cow. We know the biological systems […]

Another monkey trafficker: Goyette Exotics

www.goyetteexotics.com Please help STOP the trafficking in primates: Please, please everyone, write to your congress representative here: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm And copy and paste this message: Dear Senator, I would like to support the The Captive Primate Safety Act Most people keep domesticated animals, whether it’s a dog, cat or a cow. We know the biological systems […]

This is what we found today: http://www.primatestore.com/forsale.asp Please help STOP the trafficking in primates: Please, please everyone, write to your congress representative here: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm And copy and paste this message: Dear Senator, I would like to support the The Captive Primate Safety Act Most people keep domesticated animals, whether it’s a dog, cat or a […]

primates for sale

Hi everyone, I want to bring up something really serious that you guys can help with. The buying and trafficking of primates in the US is a very real problem that is making the work of conservationists really difficult. It is completely legal to buy/ sell monkeys, chimps, and bonobos in the US, even when […]

chillin’

When he isn’t freaking out at frogs, Fizi likes to chill out in the afternoons by the water side, i often see him there just looking up, seeming to be contemplating something

The rainy season has started!

We had our first big rain last night, so the rainy season has finally commenced. All the bonobos have been busy making day-nests up in the trees, getting cosy in case of a big down-pour! Maya and Bisengo were fast asleep in their nest this afternoon, they looked really cute.

why chimps don’t make good pets

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMT-5ygCxaM

baby Elikia growing up

Baby Elikia has really become an independent little lady, and she loves hanging out with the big boys. Yesterday Mystique was sitting by the fence and Elikia was being really sweet, gently caressing her and giving her some gentle pats. Mystique seemed very content

another move…

Yesterday, there was a big move of group 3 into group 2. Isiro, Boyomo, Yolo, Api and Mabali all moved over. Isiro knew exaclt whjere to go as she’s already been in gp 2, but it was all new and a llittle scary for little Boyoma and Yolo. Isiro was ind and kept gesturing back […]

A big day

Today Sake, Sankuru and Tchilenge moved to group 3. It was a big day, especially for little Sake!  All went really well. Kikongo was the first male to join them, and was so excited to see these pretty girls in his enclos. Sankuru was quite surprised at first but understood exactly how to act with […]