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29/06/2022

Tonga Group Update

Last month our team in Gabon had their first contact with the Tonga group for two years. The group, estimated to be 13 in size, were spotted by the Mpassa river.  5 of the group were visible, including Tonga, Zora and Batéké. Below is a bit of...

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29/06/2022

Our Special Project in Lésio-Louna Reserve Comes to an End

We wish to begin this article by extending our sincere thanks to IUCN Save Our Species for their invaluable support, through the African Wildlife Initiative, of a two-year project in Lésio-Louna Reserve in the Republic of Congo. The African Wildlife...

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18/05/2022

Raising Awareness of Conservation in Lésio-Louna Reserve

Raising awareness of conservation issues with the communities surrounding the Lésio-Louna reserve has been an important aspect of our two-year project supported by IUCN Save Our Species although it has proven difficult to arrange large scale...

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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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17/05/2022

A year in South Africa

Ramping up our lifesaving animal welfare work across the country

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17/05/2022

Field Update: Latest news on our gorillas in Congo and Gabon

The Aspinall Foundation has been protecting gorillas in Africa for decades, returning over 70 to the wild, and seeing over 35 births from them since their reintroduction. This has helped gorillas thrive in areas of Congo and Gabon where they were...

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12/04/2022

The Biodiversity of Lésio-Louna Reserve

We are now in the final few weeks of our two year project supported by IUCN Save Our Species. The main focus of the project has been to establish the presence of leopards, and the possibility of lions, within the reserve. However it has a much wider...

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29/09/2021

An Emblem of Hope: First ever wild gorilla born to captive-born rewilded parents is named

The Aspinall Foundation are delighted to announce that a conservation history-making baby gorilla born at its groundbreaking reintroduction project in Gabon has been named Taàli - meaning ‘hope’ in Batéké.

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09/09/2021

Breaking news from Gabon!

Conservation history has just been made as The Aspinall Foundation announced the first ever birth to captive-born gorillas in the wild, part of the Aspinall Foundation's ground-breaking gorilla reintroduction project in the Batéké Plateau National...

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