• Update: Escaped Chimpanzee safely returned to its cage at Jos Zoo (photos)

    Update: Escaped Chimpanzee safely returned to its cage at Jos Zoo (photos)

    Two days ago, two Chimpanzees escaped from their enclosure at the Jos National Museum. One of them was captured yesterday while the second one, a Chimpanzee called ‘Jack’ ran around, eluding capture. But fortunately Jack has been safely lured back to its cage at the zoo.

    According to Plateau News, Jack returned to its cage this morning tired and hungry with bruises all over its body including a missing finger

  • Obasanjo donates a chimpanzee named ‘Patience’ to a non-profit animal conservation organisation

    Obasanjo donates a chimpanzee named ‘Patience’ to a non-profit animal conservation organisation

    Pandrillus, a conservation organisation based in Nigeria and Cameroun disclosed that former President Olusegun Obasanjo donated a chimpazee named ‘Patience’ to them. The organization, with a location in Calabar, Cross Rivers Stae, are dedicated to promoting the survial of the highly endangered Drill (Mandrillus leucopheus) and providing safe haven for orphaned chimpazees. They shared this photo on their official Facebook page today, writing:

    “Seen here at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Wildlife Park in Abeokuta – from left: Peter, Liza with […]