Monthly Archives: February 2009

DRC wildlife authorities and 6 NGO’s together to rescue 4 chimps

Dear Friends of J.A.C.K. Sorry to write so late! Should have done so earlier, but as you can imagine, we are extremely busy! As already mentioned, the orphan chimpanzees who arrived in Lubumbashi last Saturday from Goma had a safe journey. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0hkzF3YxgUE” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] These 4 babies seized by the DRC wildlife authorities […]

The first pictures of the ‘Kivu Four’ at J.A.C.K.

Hi Everyone, Today has been an extremely long day and, fortunately,  ALL  WENT  WELL! As we are overloaded with work, I’ve simply set up two small collages with the first pictures of the Kivu Four to give you a better idea of the situation. Faustin and the 3 babies had a safe journey from Goma to […]

The Kivu Four

Hi Friends of JACK, The “KIVU FOUR” are four chimps that have recently been seized by the Congolese authorities in the Kivu area. End of January, Mr Doug Cress of PASA, contacted us saying there were 3 baby chimpanzees in Butembo (Kivu) and was wondering  whether JACK would agree taking care of them or not.                           Mavivi and […]

Tongo, Wimbi, Jane, Seki and te others

Hi Everyone, Let’s share this footage of little Tongo playing with Wimbi. It seems Tongo has found a new friend, a young male whose name means ‘cloud’ in the local Swahili language (=wimbi). This latter protects him all the time, carries him on his back…Only at night Tongo stays with Jane and shares his nest […]

Doguy’s Guardian Angel

Dear All, Do you believe in Angels? Well, I can tell you, they exist ! Last time, on the blog, I asked for help and assistance as one of our chimps, Doguy,  has had eye problems for the last two weeks and… a young American Ph.D. student replied. His name is Tristan. He is just […]

Coco and Mwisho presented to Chita

Hello Everyone! First of all, know that the flu is almost gone and that we now feel less under pressure! It is still raining a lot but we do all what we can to have the chimps dry. Now, let me introduce you Coco and Mwisho. I have talked about them already in different posts and […]