18 Apr '12, 6am
"Surfing" Monkey Now Safe at Sanctuary & Ready to Play | Care2 Causes
There is actually a fairly large troop of drills at the wildlife center. They are living in the trees there and allowed to breed and live in family units without interference. The aim is to begin returning troops of endangered drills to the 143,000 acre Mount Cameroon National Park. The area was only recently classified as a national park and therefore efforts are still underway to institute conservation education programs and a law enforcement presence that is strong enough to truly keep the animals safe from poachers. The team at Limbe feel that goal is a perhaps a few years away, but once the area is secure, they will move forward with plans to relocate the drills to a temporary enclosure there and to habituate them to the alpine forest before their ultimate release.