The Aspinall Foundation

23/12/2019

Our Year in Java 2019

During 2019 our team in Java have continued the successful programme of rehabilitation and subsequent release of young primates caught up in the illegal pet trade. Over the past decade we have confiscated more than 200 langurs and gibbons and...

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23/12/2019

Gabon Update December 2019

Djongo is maturing into a fine young silverback and towards the end of 2019 experienced his first encounters with a young female, twelve year old Mayombe. She has been adjusting to a life in the wild on one of our habituation islands since June,...

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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

Lion Cubs Pounce on Pumpkins at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Halloween fun arrived early here at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve as our popular lion pride were treated to carved pumpkins by their keepers as part of their daily enrichment programme. Whilst the adults, Adras and Oudrika showed a mild interest,...

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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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