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Director: Mrs. Simone de Vries and Mr. Vincent Fomba
Mission: "In order to help to secure the long-term survival of threatened and endangered species, primarily primate species, the Limbe Wildlife Centre is a rescue, rehabilitation, and release project that focuses on conservation education by promoting awareness and appreciation for Cameroon's unique wildlife."
Principal Research Programs: Conservation Education - schools outreach programs; community outreach programs. Rescue and rehabilitation of endangered primates caught up in the illegal bush meat and pet trades. Development of a release program for vellerosus and troglodytes chimpanzees.
Training Opportunities: We run dynamic conservation education programs in the local communities. We run a volunteer program for those wishing to work with endangered primate conservation. Please visit our website for details or email us.
Number of Staff: 37
Supported Species: 14 Cercocebus (mangabey), 32 Cercopithecus (guenon), 1 Gorilla gorilla diehli (Cross River gorilla), 15 Gorilla gorilla gorilla (western lowland gorilla), 59 Mandrillus leucophaeus (drill), 14 Mandrillus sphinx (mandrill), 14 Pan troglodytes troglodytes (Central African chimpanzee), 39 Pan troglodytes vellerosus (Nigeria chimpanzee), 12 Papio anubis (olive baboon)
Publications: regular quarterly update, annual report all published on website
Last Updated: 2009-05-25
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