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REMEMBERING MALACCA 2002 - 2018 This month saw the sad passing of Malacca the Malayan tapir. She was part of the 3rd generation of tapir born at Port Lympne back in 2002 and went on to mother two sons of her own (4th generation), Manado who is at Nuremburg zoo and Nias, who can still be seen at the park with his partner Queenie today. She was kind, caring, patient and a little cheeky. Always…Remembering Malacca
Lemurs of Madagascar
With 95% of lemur species now facing a high risk of extinction they are the most endangered primates in the world. Much more has to be done if they are to be saved. The Aspinall Foundation has been working in Madagascar since 2008 when we first began surveys to assess the status of the greater bamboo lemur. We are currently working with local communities across several areas of the island and…Lemurs of Madagascar
The first stage in the pre-release process is a period of quarantine and health checks during which the animals will be brought together into two species specific groups. This process is being carried out in Gabon at a primate facility known as CIRMF. It began with the chimpanzees when four females from Lékédi Park were transferred to the facility in mid May, where they were joined by a fifth…Megafauna Update