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26/08/2022

Announcing our first project in Sumatra

Left: Rescued Siamang gibbon at our centre in Java. Right: Captive-bred Siamang at our parks in the UK

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15/08/2022

Our Two Year Anniversary - Java

Femi (July 2022), released at Mt Tilu on 5th June 2021 © The Aspinall Foundation Indonesia

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06/07/2022

An emotional few months at Mount Camdeboo

News from our groundbreaking cheetah rewilding project

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06/07/2022

Born to live wild

As a regular supporter, you may have read many of our stories about Djala, a western lowland gorilla whose life epitomises so much of the work we do at The Aspinall Foundation. This year, he will reach the grand age of 40. Onthe occasion of this...

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17/05/2022

Reflections on 2021: the year we rose to the challenge

Contemplating the difficult year gone by, there are still many achievements for us to celebrate amidst the ongoing challenges in the world at large.

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06/08/2021

The Endangered Javan Gibbon - a species at risk of extinction

The threats to wildlife and their delicate habitat continue to grow in Java as the human population encroaches on the remaining rainforest. The islands of Indonesia are a biodiversity hotspot and endemic species, such as the Javan gibbon, are losing...

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29/06/2021

Rescued Javan Gibbon Released Back To The Wild

RescueWhen the young female Javan gibbon, known as Femi, arrived at our Javan Primate Rehabilitation Centre in March 2018 she was less than two years old. A victim of the illegal pet trade she had been fortunate in one respect - her confiscation in...

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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 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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31/03/2020

POSITIVE RESULTS IN DIFFICULT TIMES

Projects such as our gorilla protection projects in Gabon and Congo have already shown us that successful reintroductions are possible. As with Djongo, who has recently bonded with a young female who joined our programme in June 2019 from ZooParc de...

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