The Aspinall Foundation

03/06/2019

Djéké - From Orphan to Silverback

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

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30/04/2019

Djala & Djongo Looking Great in Gabon

It is nearly six years since Djala and Djongo made the journey to Gabon. For Djala it was the chance to return to a life in the wild, a life that had been denied him many years ago. Djala’s story began in 1982, in the forests of the Congo basin...

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17/04/2019

Amedeo for The Aspinal Foundation

The award winning jewellery designer Amedeo Scognamiglio has designed iconic pieces for many renowned clients including international royalty and leading Hollywood stars. Amedeo has created an exclusive capsule collection of bracelets to...

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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

Gabon Update - Mbwambe Released Onto The Mainland

At the end of last year we brought you news of Mbwambe’s transfer in June 2017 to our Gorilla Protection Project at Batéké Plateau National Park in Gabon. She was accompanied by silverback Rapha and young female orphan Dikélé. Since then the...

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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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29/11/2018

We continue our groundbreaking Back to Wild campaign with the chimp and mandrill reintroductions

Amos Courage, Overseas Coordinator, The Aspinall Foundation

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27/11/2018

Babydoll 1961 - 2018

Howletts Wild Animal Park is saddened to announce that Babydoll, The UK’s oldest female western lowland gorilla, has been euthanised today. Her dedicated keepers and the parks’ expert vet team, along with The Aspinall Foundation’s Chairman,...

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