Monthly Archives: November 2010

Friends for Ekolo

  Hello Everyone! Ekolo is settling in very well and has now two new friends: Tommy and Kim who is now called Nalia. Tommy is recovering now from the surgery he recently had and enjoys playing with both Ekolo and Nalia (Kim).   The 3 of them have been moved to my place because of […]

Tommy operated!

Dear Friends, As mentionned last week, Tommy had to be operated because of the infection he had in his arm. Last Sunday, a friend and surgeon accepted to help us for free and donated all his time and knowledge to save Tommy’s arm. At J.A.C.K. everyone was extremely nervous but confident as we knew Dr […]

Tommy needs surgery!

Hi Everyone, No good news for today: we had an X-ray of Tommy’s arm and he has osteomyelitis. Remember, I told you he had had a pellet gone through his right arm and different treatments had been given to Tommy before his transfer to our sanctuary. The results are not positive: his bone is infected […]

Welcome, EKOLO

Dear All, Most of you who also follow J.A.C.K. on our Facebook page must have heard about a baby chimpanzee seized in Kinshasa and ready to be flown to Lubumbashi. Well, yes, EKOLO arrived just a few days ago at J.A.C.K. and is now settling in. EKOLO was sent to our sanctuary by Lola Ya […]

Thank Yous

Dear Donors, It’s Maïka’s turn today to show her loveliest smile to thank YOU for your donations via our wildlife direct blog. For the months of September and October , J.A.C.K. thank s Oliver T (2 x 30 USD), Amy M (2 x 10 USD), Christine C (50 USD), Claude D (100 USD) and Catherine M (100 USD). Any donation […]

Meet the infants (1): Elia

Hello dear Friends,  There are currently 10 very young ones in our infant group. Most of you already know Elia who arrived in November 2009 at our sanctuary and who had been kept in horrible conditions. Well, we have good news  today for this 5-year-old female as the once called “bird-cage-chimp” has made soooo much progress! […]