Help save the Cross River gorilla and the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee

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Help Djamo save the Cross River gorilla and the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee

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Help save the Cross River gorilla and the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee

  1. 1. Help save the great apes! The Cross River Gorilla & The Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee
  2. 2. What is Djamo up to?  Animals can NOT speak for themselves  Why should we care?
  3. 3. Cross River Gorilla
  4. 4. Cross River Gorilla  The most endangered ape out there!   less than 300 left  Lose habitat because of:  Deforestation  Infrastructure development  Bushmeat trade  Hunted for live animal trade  Disease transferred by humans  …
  5. 5. Cross River Gorilla
  6. 6. Cross River Gorilla
  7. 7. Cross River Gorilla
  8. 8. Cross River Gorilla
  9. 9. Nigeria-Cameroon Chimp
  10. 10. Nigeria-Cameroon Chimp  Also the most endangered subspecies of chimp   less than 6,500 individuals  Chimp  98%  Human  Same story:  Loss of habitat  Killing for bushmeat trade  Hunting for live animal trade  …
  11. 11. Nigeria-Cameroon Chimp
  12. 12. Nigeria-Cameroon Chimp
  13. 13. African Conservation Foundation  African wildlife conservation  Africa-wide network for the exchange of information  Linking conservation initiatives, groups and NGO’s to be a strong united front
  14. 14. African Conservation Foundation The project:  British researchers  Surveying the rainforest  Raising awareness  Helping locals understand gorilla and chimp behaviour
  15. 15. The Scrounging Part What do we need?  Second-hand camping gear  Tents  Sleeping bags  Backpacks  Mosquito nets  …  And of course….. money
  16. 16. The Scrounging Part Every act of generosity will be much appreciated, but I am only allowed to take 2 pieces of baggage with me  Please don’t be offended if your good will is ‘turned down’ I might be scrounging, but I’m not a garbage dump  As the material is for use in the jungle, please check out its state of being
  17. 17. Partake yourself!  http://crossrivergorilla.org/  http://africanconservation.org/  http://africanconservation.org/volunt eer/item/saving-cross-river-gorillas- and-chimpanzees
  18. 18. Help Djamo with his ‘Monkey’ Business!

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