Monthly Archives: July 2013

Two Steps Back

There is a zoo in Kinshasa that is privately-funded by a Chinese man who decided he wanted 4 endangered chimps and four critically endangered Gorillas displayed in his zoo. It seems the ICCN (Congolese government wildlife authorities), our founder and … Continue reading

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The Dusty Road to Lwiro

As surprising as this is, I wasn’t terribly inspired to run when I first arrived, especially after experiencing my daily walk to and from work. Our office is located in the Congolese Research Center for Natural Sciences (CRSN), which is … Continue reading

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Saving Lwiro

I hesitate to write this down and humiliate myself  any further, but why should I deny you all a good laugh for the sake of my already shattered pride.  To set the stage, I first must introduce you to the … Continue reading

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