The Aspinall Foundation

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...

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13/05/2021

One Year Anniversary of our Big Cat Project in Lesio-Louna Reserve

Our large carnivore project in the Lésio-Louna Reserve, Republic of Congo, has already reached its one year anniversary.

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22/04/2021

Amazing camera trap footage in Congo reveals Makoua's group silverback interaction and a newborn!

As part of our project to establish the presence of leopards and lions in the Lésio-Louna Reserve, Congo we have been able to position more camera traps throughout the protected area. The data collected is increasing our knowledge of the species...

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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...

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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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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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03/06/2019

Djéké - From Orphan to Silverback

by Matthieu Bonnet, Regional Director of the Gabon & Congo Gorilla Project

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21/12/2018

An Amazing Sighting in Congo

By Tony King, Conservation & Reintroduction Coordinator & Amos Courage, Overseas Director

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29/11/2018

Four Silverback Gorillas Go From Kent To Congo - PART 2

Arrival in Congo and the start of a new life.

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