Publié le 23 Décembre 2013

IDA-Africa is Making a Difference for Chimpanzees! Be a Part of the Conservation Effort this Holiday Season! Learn More @ http://www.ida-africa.org/make-a-difference-this-holiday-season_388.html Donate Now @ https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/InDefenseofAnimals-Africa/donation.html...

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Publié le 23 Décembre 2013

Eleven-year-old Tic is extremely sweet and likeable. As the second most powerful chimpanzee in his social group of 16, he frequently intervenes in conflicts to protect the underdog. Here he is charming the camera for volunteer Kim White.

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Publié le 22 Décembre 2013

At eight years old, Baati has just entered chimpanzee adolescence. He often engages in stomping displays to show all onlookers, chimpanzee and human, what a tough guy he has become. This is important for him because he wants to gain status and become...

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Publié le 21 Décembre 2013

Sixteen-year-old Bikol, the first baby chimpanzee rescued by IDA-Africa in 1999, is the current alpha male in his social group of 23. This gives him privileges, such as access to all the beautiful females, who are all very fond of him. Caregivers honor...

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Publié le 19 Décembre 2013

Via http://www.eyesonapes.org/ Unlike humans, no ape ever dreams of being a star on the big screen. To them, “performing” is stressful, confusing, and often torturous. In the upcoming movie Wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio is seen holding an infant...

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Publié le 17 Décembre 2013

Although not as active as he was, Jacky still enjoys all that his forested enclosure has to offer! He maintains strong friendships and has an important role in frequently comforting other chimpanzees. Photo courtesy of Jacques Gillon

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Publié le 16 Décembre 2013

We deeply appreciate the folks at Sound-Eklin for increasing our diagnostic capacity with their generous, very valuable donation of a portable ultrasound machine for Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center! Thank you!! Photo: 15-year-old Amigo by Jacques...

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Publié le 15 Décembre 2013

New York Judges reject habeas corpus petitions to gain personhood for chimpanzees, but the Nonhuman Rights Group will appeal. A CNN analyst was persuaded by the group's arguments.

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Publié le 9 Décembre 2013

A big thanks to Masterpet New Zealand for donating six large Gorrrilla Kongs earlier this year for the chimpanzees of Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center. When Jack broke his arm and had to spend time recovering in his satellite cage, he loved finding treats in...

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Publié le 7 Décembre 2013

In the spirit of this national day of giving – Giving Tuesday - we want to take a moment to look back on what IDA-Africa and our ever growing international family of caring supporters have accomplished. For fifteen years we have rescued and brought dignity...

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