The Aspinall Foundation

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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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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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

Javan Gibbons Released Back to The Wild

Whether primates join our Back to the Wild programme because they have been rescued from the illegal trade in wildlife, or because they have been born and raised in captivity, the process of preparing them for a life of freedom takes time,...

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29/07/2019

Advancing our Gorilla Protection Project in Congo & Gabon

Over twenty years ago when The Aspinall Foundation first developed the Gorilla Protection Project, initially in Congo and then expanded into Gabon, the earliest gorillas to be released originated from orphanages and sanctuaries in the region....

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23/07/2019

Boris The Javan Gibbon

Boris is an 8 year old moloch, or silvery, gibbon born at Bali Zoo.

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25/06/2019

African Painted Dogs to Gabon

African Painted Dogs are on the brink of extinction in the wild, with estimated numbers as few as 1,500! In a revolutionary progression of our Back to the Wild programme we are about to send a pack of seven African painted dogs bred in the UK at...

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25/06/2019

Orphaned Gorillas in Congo

Back in 1987 The Aspinall Foundation signed an agreement with the Ministry of Forests of the Congo to begin its work to protect the western lowland gorilla.

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25/06/2019

The Aspinall Foundation fights to end the illegal trade in primates in Java

For 11 years TAF Indonesia has been fighting to save primates that have been sold as pets on the Indonesian island of Java. As always with The Aspinall Foundation our aim is to return them Back to The Wild. So far we have confiscated almost 200...

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25/06/2019

An update from Gabon

Since The Aspinall Foundation reintroduced the first western lowland gorillas in Batéké Plateau National Park in 1998 we have now established five separate groups. Once hunted to extinction in this remote paradise of lush gallery forest and hilly...

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