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  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    Stichting AAP is a rescue center which offers home to confiticated and unwanted monkeys and apes.
    Soon they will recieve a small group of Javan monkeys which will arrive in the harbour of Rotterdam. The monkeys entered by themselfs a carrier-ship prop. in Malaysia and roomed free on the ship. Because this was not appriciated, the monkeys were catched and placed together in a small cage. As soon as the ship will arrive in Rotterdam, the animals will be brought to Stichting AAP and then a solution will be soughtfor the 5 animals ( placed in a zoo or brought back to the wild ).
     
  2. OrangePerson

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    Lovely video on the MONA Facebook page of Linda, who was rescued after spending 30 yrs alone, meeting other chimps. Have not been able to link to video possibly because of brain being mush.



    Linda's rescue

     
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    If this poor chimp can integrate with others after thirty years of not seeing another one, I'd be surprised if the single female from Banham Zoo doesn't integrate well with the ones at Blair Drummond. After all, she's only been alone for just a few years since her male companion died.
     
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    Jill from Africa Alive? There's one called Clyde at the Centre for Great Apes who has managed to start interacting with other chimps after more 40 yrs alone. This is why I love chimps :)

     
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    Yes, I meant AA, not Banham. Chimps are quick learners and good mimics which doubtless helps them learn socialisation techniques too..
     
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    Sure are.

    AA having just the one chimp really begs the question! Either build up a proper chimp group - as it is Africa Alive - and provide for appropriate housing or sent it on to the Blair Drummond facility - which in themselves are doing a great job up in Scotland reviving this park -.

    Perhaps, AA could work with Twycross?

    Ideally, I would hope for a social group of true-origin subspecific chimps at AA and a link to one of the field projects with them in Gabon, Cameroon, Sierra Leone or Cote d'Ivoire.
     
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    Pertinax's comment was about Jill the remaining chimp who has gone from Africa Alive to Blair Drummond.
     
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    They hace recieved three male talapon monkeys from Spain, they where used as photoprops in Benidorm.
     
  9. vogelcommando

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    In 1982 12 Chimps were confistiated at Vienna Airport but only 3 of them survaived. One of them - Henry - was send to Heidelberg Zoo where he died 2015.
    The 2 other Chimps - Rosi and Hiasl - were housed at the Vienna Animal-protection society. Now these 2 animals were send to Stichting AAP and can hopefully be intergrated in one of the groups there.
     
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    What happened with these monkeys, these are Javan lutungs or Javan surili?
     
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    Didn't find any other information about what happened and Javan monkey is another name for the Crab-eating macaque.
     
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    I believe these were the monkeys that caused some controversy because the monkeys were appointed by the ministery of Economic Affairs that was technically owner of the animals to the BPRC (Biomedical Primate Research Centre) and not to Stichting Aap which took care of the animals when they first arrived in the Rotterdam port. A resolution of the Party for Animals (PvdD) in parliament eventually prevented the monkeys from going to the BPRC and appointed them to Stichting Aap where they live now.
     
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    Menorca zoo in the Balearics have a group of crab eating macaques, that have been sent there by Aap. I belive they too have Hep B anad are displayed behind glass.
     
  14. vogelcommando

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    I think I road something about Crab-eating macaques send to Dierenrijk - Nuenen by AAP. Saw them there last weekend, they share there enclosure with Asian elephants and Axis deer. The Crab-eating macaques ( if I remember right 18 animals ) are an all-female group.
     
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    Just up-loaded the first photos of Stichting AAP in the newly created Gallery :).