Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Pundus and the infant group

Hi Everyone,   The Pundus are doing fine and both have settled in very well. Papa Augustin is staying with them in the group during day so as to constantly check their progress and evolution into the infant group.   Bapu & Pundu on the left Pundu likes to stay in the arms of Papa […]

J.A.C.K. against wild dead animal trade

Dear All, For many years we have seen ivory, different animal skins, rhino horns, etc for sale on the streets of the city of Lubumbashi and through our NGO we have decided to act against that illegal trade. Therefore, since June 2009, along with the local authorities, J.A.C.K. has participated to the confiscation of  28kg […]

The 3 newcomers are settling in

Athanga, Bihati and Padda are doing well.   Yes, dear Friends, although Bihati and Athanga had slight flu upon arrival now all is fine and this was certainly due to the climate changes (Kivu is a bit warmer than Katanga!).  [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_sg9aXJ85ys” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] It is a good thing their caretaker, Papa Faustin, […]

DRC, 3 chimps rescued by 5 NGOs

Hi Everyone! The 3 abandoned chimps from Goma I talked about early last February finally arrived at the J.A.C.K. Sanctuary in Lubumbashi. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qofw-w0iQhM” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] It has been very tough to find a means of transfer for these three youngsters as the fastest way, of course, is to transport them by air. Goma […]

Bapu and Pundu in the Baby group!

Yes, friends of J.A.C.K., the twins that have had their quarantine period at my place are now at the project and…. introduced to Santa’s group!  Bapu and Pundu when they arrived last November   Bapu and Pundu were in an extremely bad condition when they arrived last November and because both completely recovered, put on […]

Pasa, a very difficult introduction

Hi friends of J.A.C.K Today, I’ll update on PASA, the “naked” chimp which arrived one year ago and which has been presented to the main group ran by Mwisho, our young alpha. The first presentations went well. Remember, I told you the other members of the group took care of Pasa… But it was clear […]