Monthly Archives: June 2009

LIGHTNING STRIKES!

It never rains but it pours… Now the rainy season has started to make a big impact – and not just with the water… yesterday afternoon a huge electrical storm passed over the sanctuary and we were hit by lightning. As storms are common in Sierra Leone’s rainy season all of our electric fencing that […]

Sad days at Tacugama

Sorry we’ve not been blogging as much over the last couple of weeks – it’s been a tough time here at Tacugama recently. We were catching up with ourselves after the month long intensive health check programme and putting all the paperwork in place in mid-May when one of the chimpanzees in Mama Lucy and […]

Gun shots alarm the census team

Dr Terry Brncic reports back from her team’s most recent census visit to the Outamba Kilimi National Park (OKNP) in the north of Sierra Leone on behalf of Tacugama: Outamba Kilimi National Park is currently the only national park in Sierra Leone. Located in the far north of Sierra Leone on the border with Guinea, […]

Gun shots alarm the census team

Dr Terry Brncic reports back from her team’s most recent census visit to the Outamba Kilimi National Park (OKNP) in the north of Sierra Leone on behalf of Tacugama: Outamba Kilimi National Park is currently the only national park in Sierra Leone. Located in the far north of Sierra Leone on the border with Guinea, […]