WAPCA 2017

Tue 8th August

Paradise Wildlife Park were very fortunate to host Andrea Dempsey from the West African Primate Conservation Action (WAPCA) on Tuesday 8th August

Andrea took over our 3:30pm Jungle Theatre show to present WAPCA’s work to members of the public and experts from the conservation, zoo and primate fields. Andrea also covered the excellent work they do in Ghana & the Cote d’Ivoire to preserve and protect the endangered primates of West Africa through community empowerment and education.

Zoological Soceity of Hertfordshire has donated £250 towards WAPCA and the fantastic work they are doing.

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The West African Primate Conservation Action (WAPCA) is an initiative of Heidelberg Zoo, Landau Zoo, Mulhouse Zoo and ZGAP. Our main goal is to effectively preserve primate species in the West-African Upper Guinean Rainforest.

WAPCA run a number of projects to ensure the long-term survival of the endangered primates of West Africa, both in the field and through captive breeding.

WAPCA focuses on three species of primates; the White-Naped Mangabey, the Roloway Monkey and Miss Waldron’s Colobus.

For more information on the West African Primate Conservation Action and to help support please visit their website http://www.wapca.org/

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