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20/09/2023

Djongo & Mayombe - an epic love story

Deep in the Gabonese jungle, an island romance has captured the hearts of everyone at The Aspinall Foundation. A tale of two souls born in captivity and forming the bonds of companionship and family in the freedom of their ancestral homelands. An...

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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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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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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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