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Director: John Aspinall
Mission: Conservation and breeding of rare and endangered species.
Principal Research Programs: Gorilla orphanage in Brazzaville, Congo
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Pre-College; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Conservation; Zoos and technology; Reintroduction schemes; Why zoos?; Animal classification/behavior/communication; Hand-rearing; Financial support rarely available; Note: Educational talks are given primarily to primary school age children since they are the main visitors to the parks. A-level biology talks have been given on primate behavior and conservation.
Number of Staff: 200
Associated Field Sites: Projet de Protection des Gorilles (Gorilla Protection Project) - Congo, Central Africa. Contact: Dr. Mel Richardson, Fax: (242) 837339. Focus: Rescue and rehabilitation of baby gorillas
Publications: "Help Magazine" (annual)
Last Updated: 1998-03-30
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