Integrating Hugo & Ellliot – two baboons

Integrating baboons in not always that easy, especially if you work with a pretty characteristic set of individuals. For example there is Stumpy who misses his right front arm and starts to run around the enclosure from time to time

Integrating Hugo & Ellliot – two baboons

Integrating baboons in not always that easy, especially if you work with a pretty characteristic set of individuals. For example there is Stumpy who misses his right front arm and starts to run around the enclosure from time to time

Rehabilitating Wildlife

The rehabilitation of every animal that is brought into the centre starts immediately. Before you can do anything with the animal, it is vital to stabilize the animal first and making sure it will be able to survive. Most animals

Rehabilitating Wildlife

The rehabilitation of every animal that is brought into the centre starts immediately. Before you can do anything with the animal, it is vital to stabilize the animal first and making sure it will be able to survive. Most animals

Essential oils as enrichment

Essential oils are pure forces. The use of essential oils as a medicinal and therapeutic source goes way back in time. With pleasure and enthusiasm I work with these oils. Every time they mesmerize me about their brilliant way of

Essential oils as enrichment

Essential oils are pure forces. The use of essential oils as a medicinal and therapeutic source goes way back in time. With pleasure and enthusiasm I work with these oils. Every time they mesmerize me about their brilliant way of

Living a baboon life…someday – part 2

Almost every day I walk down the path to ‘main primates’, this is where Mike lives. The sun is burning on my skin, but I am used to it. I give Mike a piece of white bread with his Bach

Living a baboon life…someday – part 2

Almost every day I walk down the path to ‘main primates’, this is where Mike lives. The sun is burning on my skin, but I am used to it. I give Mike a piece of white bread with his Bach

Living a baboon life…someday

A baboon living here at the wildlife rehabilitation center specifically caught my attention while I was already working here for some time. Mike an adult baboon, has a traumatic history like a lot of animals that come here. He was

Living a baboon life…someday

A baboon living here at the wildlife rehabilitation center specifically caught my attention while I was already working here for some time. Mike an adult baboon, has a traumatic history like a lot of animals that come here. He was

Life in Africa

Life in Africa is always exciting and unexpected things can happen, this makes Africa a great environment to work in. Perhaps it is not suitable for everyone: long days, dark days, things happen just on that moment you want to

Life in Africa

Life in Africa is always exciting and unexpected things can happen, this makes Africa a great environment to work in. Perhaps it is not suitable for everyone: long days, dark days, things happen just on that moment you want to

Kiness a disturbed monkey

Kiness has lived his whole life as pet. He was a sweat little vervet when he was younger, but eventually the sweetness passed. He was living with a family with children and the formal owner told the wildlife center that

Kiness a disturbed monkey

Kiness has lived his whole life as pet. He was a sweat little vervet when he was younger, but eventually the sweetness passed. He was living with a family with children and the formal owner told the wildlife center that

Morris a new monkey

Morris, the traumatized little monkey is being treated with Bach remedy for a couple of weeks now. He stays in an enclosure with another little vervet monkey, named Gizmo. Unfortunately there was no foster mom for these guys to take

Morris a new monkey

Morris, the traumatized little monkey is being treated with Bach remedy for a couple of weeks now. He stays in an enclosure with another little vervet monkey, named Gizmo. Unfortunately there was no foster mom for these guys to take

Morris the Vervet monkey

This wildlife rehabilitation center provides sanctuary to approximately 200 animals. As in many African countries, using wildlife as pets, the bushmeat trade and poaching is very common in Malawi. Many orphan monkeys are sold at roads as pets. Of course

Morris the Vervet monkey

This wildlife rehabilitation center provides sanctuary to approximately 200 animals. As in many African countries, using wildlife as pets, the bushmeat trade and poaching is very common in Malawi. Many orphan monkeys are sold at roads as pets. Of course

A first day

After a long flight, we finally arrived at the airport of Malawi. (I am not travelling alone, nope. A friend of mine is joining me, she is a fellow student and wants to get more experience with wildlife). A taxi

A first day

After a long flight, we finally arrived at the airport of Malawi. (I am not travelling alone, nope. A friend of mine is joining me, she is a fellow student and wants to get more experience with wildlife). A taxi