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6 edition of Chimpanzee rescue found in the catalog.

Chimpanzee rescue

changing the future for endangered wildlife

by Patricia Bow

  • 156 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Chimpanzees -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Endangered species -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPatricia Bow.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 B68 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3437883M
    ISBN 101552979091, 1552979083
    LC Control Number2005295800

    They are part of the primate order of mammals, which also includes humans, monkeys, and about smaller species. When Dorothy died of heart failure inSpeede held a funeral. Re-introduction, however, is a complicated, long-term process. In addition to management staff and a veterinary technician, the refuge also employs about 20 people from the local community.

    Now safe at our sanctuary, they live in lush, forested enclosures - free to climb trees, run, jump, laugh and form strong, loving bonds. Thousands of scientists, wildlife officials and zoo and sanctuary workers have looked into those eyes. In just over a year, that number has grown to Cussons has focused Chimp Eden's efforts on rescuing chimpanzees from areas no one else is willing to venture, such as war-torn countries like Sudan and Angola.

    They hope that ecotourism — trekking to see habituated chimps in the forest — can eventually be a source of income for those who are now poaching chimps and selling their meat. Cussons provides insight and describes the events, reasons and consequences of the attack on the student. Within weeks of their arrival, however, the FDA Forestry Development Authority knocked on their front door and dropped off two infants. Only four years later, the chimpanzee's status moved from threatened to endangered. Photograph by Monica Szczupider.

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Chimpanzee rescue book

Though Pierre succumbed to pneumonia shortly after Speede's trip, the veterinarian knew she would be back. Up to 3, chimps live in captivity, including nearly 1, in zoos. All proceeds from chimp tours, the restaurant, shop, volunteer programme and hosting of special events go directly back into the sanctuary.

Get to know our special residents! Adopt An Orphan Forest And Wildlife Protection To stop the poaching of endangered wildlife, Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue has worked for years with government partners and community leaders to create the Wall-Mbargue Wildlife Refuge in the beautiful forest surrounding our sanctuary.

As babies become adolescents, they are integrated into chimp groups and spend less time interacting with humans. When Speede rescued Dorothy from captivity at a hotel, the chimpanzee had worn a heavy chain around her neck for more than 25 years.

Generation Now is a global movement representing change in mindset towards conservation, education and humanitarianism. The image was subsequently covered in hundreds of media outlets on television, in newspapers, and on blogs, deeply touching people around the world while showing once and for all that animals do indeed have feelings.

At Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue, we are committed to providing the highest quality of lifelong care for our special residents! At Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue, we are giving orphans a second chance to live with dignity and joy, and to build lifelong bonds with a new chimpanzee family! Speede was especially close with Dorothy.

Only four years later, the chimpanzee's status moved from threatened to endangered. Thankfully, they have a team of dedicated caregivers at LCRP who genuinely love the chimps and their jobs.

While much is being accomplished through increased public awareness and conservation management, much needs to be done. It's a grim reminder of how biologically similar our species are. Today, probably fewer thanremain in the wild. Soon after, Eileen Cope, a literary agent, contacted Speede about a book deal.

The family calls Chimp Eden home and their house is located on the family game reserve. Conflicts and endemic poverty across their range have decimated wild chimpanzee populations and they are today a seriously endangered species.

When Dorothy died of heart failure inSpeede held a funeral. Scientists look to the chimps for clues as they explore how our remote ancestors lived.

Re-introduction, however, is a complicated, long-term process. It's often said that when you look into the eyes of a chimpanzee, you can't help but feel a flash of recognition.

Eugene Cussons

Along the way, Dr. In spite of their popularity, chimpanzees are threatened by a disappearing habitat, poaching and disease.The chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), also known as the common chimpanzee, robust chimpanzee, or simply "chimp", is a species of great ape native to the forests and savannahs of tropical Africa.

It has four confirmed subspecies and a fifth proposed Mammalia. In September Dorothy, a female chimpanzee in her late forties, died of congestive heart failure at Cameroon’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center.

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A photo of Dorothy’s funeral, in which Dr. Sheri Speede was cradling Dorothy’s head while her family of chimpanzees looked on, went viral after being published in National Geographic. Jul 15,  · By the time orphaned chimps arrive at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection’s new sanctuary, they have experienced more tragedy than most humans will experience in a lifetime, but most will recover and find happiness thanks to around-the-clock TLC administered by dedicated caregivers who become their surrogate parents.

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Mar 01,  · Mussa, a baby chimpanzee rescued from poachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, appeared to be making the most of his flight to his new home, a primate rehabilitation center in .