Publié le 29 Mai 2014

Loving caregiver Henriette Nganyet has been helping us raise orphan chimpanzees at Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center since 2006. See Henriette in the forest caring for Nyanga and Carla, whose mothers were killed by poachers. Soon Nyanga and Carla will...

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Publié le 22 Mai 2014

Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center encompasses 225 protected acres in the Mbargue Forest of Cameroon. IDA-Africa is working with the Mbinang village community and the Cameroon government to bring protection, via ecoguards and education, to the greater...

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Publié le 17 Mai 2014

This amazing cafe chain is one of our biggest supporters. They generously donate all of the proceeds from kids' smoothies and make a big difference in what we can accomplish for chimpanzees and other wildlife as well as for the village community around...

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Publié le 15 Mai 2014

Until recently nine-year-old Gremlin was relatively low ranking and sometimes the victim of bullying by Mintak, the most powerful member in his social group of 16 chimpanzees. However, during the last few months we’ve noticed a change in the social dynamic....

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Publié le 12 Mai 2014

Join us for our Gala on May 30th in Portland, OR Boyfriend’s story of tragedy ended with a new beginning when staff of Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center saved him from an animal trap. Terrible, irreparable injuries from the trap necessitated amputation...

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Publié le 9 Mai 2014

Now two-and-a-half-year-old Carla was orphaned when her mother was killed for bushmeat in 2012. A Catholic priest, motivated by kindness, brought the tiny, dehydrated infant to IDA-Africa’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in August of that year,...

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Publié le 6 Mai 2014

While Cindy is not a dominant chimpanzee and usually avoids conflict of any kind, she has a comfortable place in her social group of 23. She has a circle of female friends to whom she is very loyal. Recently, when her friend Cecile wasn’t feeling well...

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Publié le 5 Mai 2014

Renowned journalist Diane Toomey, one of the writers of IDA-Africa's soon-to-be-completed children's book, visited our Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center in January and captured the enthusiastic dinnertime vocalizations of some of the chimpanzees, along with sounds...

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Publié le 1 Mai 2014

$10 BILLION A YEAR ILLEGAL ANIMAL TRADE PLAGUES UNITED STATES PORTS - IVORY FROM AFRICAN ELEPHANTS IS A BIG PART OF IT investigations The hub of America's illegal ivory trade -- a business that kills about 35,000 African elephants a year - is right here...

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