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One of my first blog post was about a baboon release which the center did back in January. This was a hectic week of trying to get 22 baboons back into the wild. 118 more words


Baboon Killings - Cape Town's Dirty Little Secret

Will They Survive?

There are only 500 Chachma baboons left on the Cape Peninsula mountains. These mountains have been their ancestors home for probably a thousand years. 63 more words

Animal Rights

Tanzania's Lake Manyara National Park and Plantation Lodge in Karatu

On Monday, July 13 we left Arusha for Lake Manyara National Park about a two hour drive.  Lake Manyara National Park, founded in 1961 is 129 square miles of which 89 square miles is comprised of an alkaline lake loaded with flamingoes.   168 more words


What's on the menu?

Gathering a morning snack and getting to the succulent part of grass roots requires a bit of dexterity.  Baboons have opposable thumbs and strength in their fingers.  11 more words

Nature Photography

Days 21, 22: Robben Island, A Peninsula Tour, and Friendly Animals

Once again, I have gotten behind on my blog posts. That will tend to happen on the weekends when I have stuff going on during the nights. 710 more words