Ape Conservation in Africa


Wild gorillas and chimpanzees are on the brink of extinction. Habitat loss and poaching threaten these magnificent animals like never before. Ape Action Africa is committed to ape conservation in Africa - protecting Cameroon’s great apes through direct action, including rescuing orphaned gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys, giving them a safe forest sanctuary home where they can live with their own kind.


Great Apes Giving Day!


On 4th October, we're participating in Great Apes Giving Day – a global fundraising event in which you could help us earn up to $40,000 in bonuses. It’s a great way to stand with us to meet (and beat!) the biggest challenge we’ve ever faced.


For the last 5 weeks we’ve been fighting an outbreak of a rare and serious monkeypox virus in one of our adult chimp groups, that has taken two of our beautiful girls – Lola and Janet. Our team has worked around the clock to successfully contain the virus and save the other chimps in the group, but it has hit us hard. On Great Apes Giving Day, join us in raising funds to help get us through this challenge and back to doing what we do best – securing a future for great apes. Visit our giving page to find out how to help and join us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to keep up to date! 



Volunteer for us!


We need volunteers all year round so if you think you've got what it takes to work hard in hot and humid conditions, with our amazing animals keeping a watchful eye on you, please email us at volunteer@apeactionafrica.org .


You can find out more on our volunteer page where you can also download our application form and volunteer handbook, which gives you lots of information about volunteering for us. 








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Helping Endangered Primates in Cameroon