We work on the front line of conservation, saving primates from the illegal bushmeat and pet trades

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Author: Ian Bickerstaff

Volunteer in Cameroon



Visit our sanctuary!


Author: Ian Bickerstaff

Location: Parc de la Mefou,,

A Cup of Tea with Rachel - Goodbye to an old friend

Rachel talks about the life and recent loss of Ashmael.

Buy a Gorilla a Dinner

Buy a Gorilla a Dinner and help us to provide care for our rescued endangered apes during this challenging time


Author: Jo Gaweda

Target amount: £6,000.00

Amount raised: £5,630.60

Our Impact


Rescued primates in our care at Mefou


US$ fresh produce purchased from local communities monthly


Cameroonian nationals employed by Ape Action Africa

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