Publié le 31 Janvier 2015

The history of Bouboule and Dorothy is Sanaga-Yong’s sweetest adoption story. Having been initially kept as a “pet”, Bouboule arrived at Sanaga-Yong a clingy, scared and insecure baby. He needed more mothering than other infants his age and never seemed...

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Publié le 30 Janvier 2015

In August of 2012, a catholic priest delivered recently orphaned Carla to Sanaga-Yong. The dehydrated young infant had been given to the priest the day before by a hunter who thought she would die because she refused to eat. With the right kind of baby...

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Publié le 28 Janvier 2015

After his family was slaughtered and before he was rescued by IDA-Africa, Tic was kept as a "pet". He was rescued in February 2005 from an urban parking lot where the "cute" baby clothes he was wearing were amusing passersby. Living with a human family...

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Publié le 27 Janvier 2015

Selma’s rescue took place in the small town of Bartouri in Jan 2011. Unable to sell the thin, listless orphan, a dealer brought her to a local church. The Reverend Adjibolo took her in and contacted his friend Selma Forotti, who had worked at the church...

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Publié le 24 Janvier 2015

Join Us in Celebrating January Birthdays! Selma, Tic, Carla & Bouboule (clockwise from top left) Selma est. birth January 2009 Tic est. birth January 2003 Carla est. birth January 2012 Bouboule est. birth January 1998

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Publié le 21 Janvier 2015

Since 2006, ten-year-old Yoko (in front) and 11-year-old Johnny have lived in the same social group and formed a strong friendship. Having friends is the most essential component of a happy life for chimpanzees, and Yoko is both kind and politically skilled,...

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Publié le 16 Janvier 2015

In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables bought from local farmers, our rescued chimpanzee residents enjoy the abundant wild fruit that grows in the forests of Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center. Photo courtesy of Sean Brogan.

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Publié le 9 Janvier 2015

2015 New Year’s Resolutions per Tilly (above) and Shy – Eat your favorite foods, enjoy the beautiful forest around you and play with your closest friends! Best wishes for 2015 from all of us at IDA-Africa! Photo courtesy of Jacques Gillon

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