Four baby mangabeys! Two born at the EPBC to Accra & Chaachele and two born at the Forested Enclosure to Sonja & Afua Marie.
Students from Chester University undertake survey work in the Ankasa National Park, as part of the WAPCA Research Group
Education & Research Coordinator, Nuria Badiella, is presenting her poster at the EAZA Education Conference on our My City, My Forest project.
Ziggy gives birth to a baby boy at the EPBC. Ziggy came to Ghana from ZSL London Zoo as part of the international breeding programme to maintain genetic diversity and a sustainable reserve population.
Refurbishment of the Endangered Primate Breeding Centre at Accra Zoological Gardens for the 11th Anniversary is celebrated. Thanks to all those donated to make this possible.
According to the updated IUCN Red List, 40% of primate species in West and Central Africa are now threatened with extinction because of hunting combined with habitat loss. As part of this recent assessment, the Roloway monkey is now considered at Critically Endangered.
In the occasion of Mangabey Awareness Day (1st Aug), our team organized a two-day programme in the Western Region of Ghana, to engage local communities in primate conservation. Activities included a march, football tournament, arts & crafts and quizzes.
We welcomed the Chairman of the European WAPCA Board, Dr Klaus Wuennemann. During his trip, he visited all three WAPCA project sites, attended a WAPCA Ghana Board meeting and sought feedback from WAPCA staff and board members. Klaus is pictured here with CREMA Chairman, Tufuhene. K. Bonyah, in the Western region.