Monthly Archives: February 2010

A bullet in the chest

Tompey with Mama Posseh on her way to hospital Following her initial checks on arrival at Tacugama we suspected all was not well with Tompey, our recently arrived 100th resident chimp.  Dr Rosa decided an x-ray would help to assess her condition. The x-ray plate revealed a bullet lodged in her chest!  On close inspection, […]

Sadly 100

One more chimp was rescued two days ago bringing the total number of residents at Tacugama to 100! A tiny girl, she is hardly 1 year old and arrived dehydrated, weak, with deep scars under her neck and hips caused by ropes cutting through the poor girl’s flesh…. I have seen those “helpless”, “all lost” […]