Monthly Archives: November 2009

Updates… Quarantine, Basma, Gaura & Co

Hi this is Tess, giving you an update on all the youngsters. Firstly Samson and Delilah have settled in very well to their new home. Samson is the more playful of the two, but also the one who cries the most, seeking lots of attention! Delilah is more laid back in her new surroundings and […]

Updates… Quarantine, Basma, Gaura & Co

Hi this is Tess, giving you an update on all the youngsters. Firstly Samson and Delilah have settled in very well to their new home. Samson is the more playful of the two, but also the one who cries the most, seeking lots of attention! Delilah is more laid back in her new surroundings and […]

An Introduction to Willie and Moses: Part I

Tacugama could not run without the dedication of the local staff on the ground. Previously you have heard a personal account from Mama Posseh, in charge of the quarantine area. We asked some questions to Tacugama’s longest serving staff members; Willie Tucker and Moses Kapia, of which we will post over the next few weeks. […]

Tacugama Kids Programme 2009/10 kicks off with great success!

Hi, this is Stephanie, the new volunteer for the TKP. I have been here for 2 months, arriving just in time to organise the start of the 2009/10 programme. The Tacugama Kids Programme started in 2007, you can find out how the programme started and how the project progressed. Please read on to find out […]

Bursting at the seams…. two more arrivals at Tacugama

Friday 13th November saw the arrival of another two chimpanzee infants at Tacugama. Just as the weekly Tacugama Kids Programme was in full cry with another thirty rural schoolchildren on a full day visit to the sanctuary, Samson and Delila were carried up the hill and through the gates to join the Tacugama family. Willie […]

Tacugama 15th Anniversary Calendar Available

Next year – 2010 will mark 15 years since Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary was formally opened in September 1995. To mark the occasion we have printed a limited number of commemorative calendars and they will be available from next week for you to buy.  Each month features one of Tacugama’s chimps and a useful planner.  They’ll […]

Mama Posseh Q & A

Hi, this is Tess here again. Following the earlier blog where we asked you to send us your questions for Mama Posseh who works in quarantine, she has now finally finished answering your questions. She was very happy that so many people around the world are interested and appreciate the work she does! With the […]