The Aspinall Foundation

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23/12/2019

Congo Boys Update December 2019

In October 2019 we celebrated the two year anniversary for the four bachelor boys repatriated to Congo from Port Lympe as part of our Back to the Wild programme.  They continue to acclimatise to their new life and two of the young silverbacks,...

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11/12/2019

The nice list!

If you’re struggling to find the perfect present and dreading the thought of hitting the high streets, we’ve got some great Christmas gifts for the wild at heart and animal lovers alike.

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03/12/2019

UK First as African Painted Dog Pack Relocated to Africa

Seven-member pack will travel 4400 miles, moving from Port Lympne Reserve, Kent to Parc de la Lékédi, Gabon.Seven endangered African painted dogs from Port Lympne Reserve will soon be basking in the African sunshine of Gabon’s Parc de la Lékédi...

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03/12/2019

Elephant Birth Is Early Christmas Present For Howletts Wild Animal Park Team

Keepers and staff arrived for work at Howletts Wild Animal Park on Monday morning to discover a big surprise: a brand-new elephant calf.

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01/11/2019

First Results From New Camera Traps in Madagascar

We have often spoken about the value of camera traps, and use them across all our overseas projects. Whilst we carry out frequent patrols at our project sites in Madagascar the presence of people, even skilled rangers, will inevitably be invasive...

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16/10/2019

Two Year Anniversary For UK Gorillas Repatriated To Congo

On the morning of the 18th October 2017 four UK born western lowland gorillas stepped onto African soil for the first time.

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15/10/2019

The Aspinall Foundation Teams Up With Conservationists In South Africa To Save Wandering Elephant

The Aspinall Foundation, a world leading conservation charity, together with the Eastern Cape’s Department of Economic Development, Mount Camdeboo Private Reserve, Wild911 and a task team of elephant and translocation experts, are translocating a...

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30/09/2019

Local Communities Play a Crucial Part Towards Conservation Success

We often mention our holistic approach to conservation and involving local communities at our projects in Africa, Madagascar and Indonesia is an important element of the work you are helping to support.

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31/08/2019

Difficult Start For New Arrival

A female greater kudu calf was born at Howletts on the 7th July 2019. It wasn’t the first birth for the mother, named Adana, but unfortunately it did not end well. She suffered a prolapse overnight whilst giving birth and sadly died early that...

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31/08/2019

Madagascar - More Than Lemurs

Madagascar truly is unique, with so many species on the island found nowhere else in the world.

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