The Aspinall Foundation

04/06/2021

Joshi's Journey to the Wild

We are delighted to bring you news of Joshi, one of our Howletts gorillas, and his epic journey back to the wild.  Joshi, a 30-stone, 13-year-old male born at Howletts to parents Kijo and Shumba, was transferred to Congo as part of the Back To...

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13/05/2021

One Year Anniversary of our Big Cat Project in Lesio-Louna Reserve

Our large carnivore project in the Lésio-Louna Reserve, Republic of Congo, has already reached its one year anniversary.

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29/04/2021

Restoring Wildlife Across The Globe

Can wildlife populations be restored? Apparently so, and often are, according to a new book freely available online.

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22/04/2021

Amazing camera trap footage in Congo reveals Makoua's group silverback interaction and a newborn!

As part of our project to establish the presence of leopards and lions in the Lésio-Louna Reserve, Congo we have been able to position more camera traps throughout the protected area. The data collected is increasing our knowledge of the species...

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13/04/2021

Six Month Update on Our Project to Release Javan Gibbons at Mt Tilu NR

It is now several months since we began our current two-year project supported by IUCN Save our Species to release rehabilitated Javan gibbons at Mt Tilu Nature Reserve. This project follows an existing programme at the project site which had...

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08/04/2021

Adorable new arrivals at Port Lympne Reserve

Keepers at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve have welcomed three adorable baby white belted ruffed lemurs born on the 26th March 2021.

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08/04/2021

Giant leap for conservation in Madagascar

Thanks to the hard work of our dedicated team in Madagascar six new community-managed conservation sites have been created. Including our existing site established in 2012, these seven sites cover an enormous 37,363 hectares (roughly 10% of the...

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08/04/2021

Mayombe & Djongo: Life on The Island

Mayombe is continuing to grow in confidence on the island with Djongo, despite the season of heavy thunderstorms that is underway. 

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31/03/2021

Howletts' Three Baby Elephants 🐘💚

If you are a fellow supporter of Howletts Wild Animal Park, you certainly know that in the African elephant herd at Howletts there are three little boys who steal everyone's hearts at first sight! We are talking about Nusu, Oku and Nguvu! For...

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30/03/2021

Real conservation fuelled by real food!

Feeding more than 900 animals at Port Lympne Reserve and over 390 animals at Howletts Wild Animal Park is a mammoth task!  We don't just look at quantity though, we strive to give our animals the very best diets possible so quality and variety is...

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