Ape Action Africa: Volunteer update

May 26, 2015
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Ape Action Africa: Volunteer update

Ape Action Africa is one of the largest primate sanctuaries on the continent, and IPPL is proud to help support the wonderful rescue work the AAA staff is doing in Cameroon. AAA (formerly the Cameroon Wildlife Aid Fund) makes use of many volunteers, and last week the IPPL Headquarters Sanctuary was host to one...

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Our Boeing volunteers: day after day of caring

May 18, 2015
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Our Boeing volunteers: day after day of caring

On Saturday we were glad to welcome back to the IPPL sanctuary a volunteer team from Boeing. We had a group of Boeing employees (plus a few family members) come out to help with some time-consuming tasks (like bleaching our indoor and outdoor enclosures) and some regular tasks that need to be done every...

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How many kinds of primates are there, anyway?

May 15, 2015
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How many kinds of primates are there, anyway?

Today is the 10th annual Endangered Species Day, and primates are (unfortunately) prime poster children for it. There are a lot of primates—but they are in a lot of trouble. How many kinds of primates are there? When I first started studying these amazing animals back in the 1980s, there were supposedly a little over 200...

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