Mangabey in trees

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Thank you ASP!

We have just received the excellent news that the American Society of Primatologists (ASP) has awarded CERCOPAN a grant for our Conservation Education Programme. Education is a critical element of our work to conserve Nigeria’s primates and their habitat. The programme is carried out by Abakum and Martina in the State Capital Calabar, and Mike more »

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Braylee and Obugu match is not Fine

As many of you may have read on our blog and our facebook page, over the last few months we have been attempting to introduce ten year old male Sclater’s Guenon ‘Obugu Fine’ to young female Sclater ‘Braylee’. Obugu lived with his friend Ben for most of his life, but since Ben’s passing last year more »

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Tv Documentary to showcase CERCOPAN’s work

This month, CERCOPAN welcomed Feisal Malik, the Director of Visual Africa Productions in Kenya. Feisal was commissioned by a Nigerian broadcaster to produce a documentary on the country’s biodiversity. He decided to use our organisation as a case study to highlight both the unique natural resources in Nigeria and the ongoing urgent conservation efforts to more »

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SeaWorld Busch Gardens supports Mangabey rehabilitation programme

We are delighted to announce that CERCOPAN has been awarded a Seaworld Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Grant to support our Red Capped mangabey rehabilitation programme in Rhoko forest, as well as preparatory work for upcoming releases in the area. In Rhoko, a group of 54 red-capped mangabeys live in a 1-hectare, open-topped enclosure. A subset more »

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