From chimpanzees to gibbons

July 24, 2015
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From chimpanzees to gibbons

Renate Winch knows a lot about chimpanzees. She even knows the secret to hippopotamus bliss (scratch them behind the ears). But this week was her first encounter with a sanctuary full of gibbons. Although she has been an IPPL supporter since the 1990s, her long-time residence in Africa meant that she has not had...

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Homegrown peppers

July 17, 2015
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Homegrown peppers

Hot, hot, hot! It’s hot here in South Carolina, but don’t worry Whoop-Whoop, our homegrown sweet peppers are NOT!   The last couple of years we have been trying to grow some additional produce on the IPPL grounds.         For years we have done this successfully with fruit. Muscadine grapes have...

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A children’s book on chimpanzees in Cameroon

July 8, 2015
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A children’s book on chimpanzees in Cameroon

At IPPL, we take pride in helping fund dozens of grassroots primate sanctuaries and rescue centers in countries where primates are native. One of the sanctuaries we help support is the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon, which cares for apes that have been rescued from the trade in bushmeat, pets, and animals used...

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