Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation in SA.

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Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation in SA.

from £695
Duration: from 1 week to 24 weeks
Countries: South Africa
Help to care for abandoned Vervet Monkeys back into the wild to live a free and natural life.
Summary

Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation in SA.

Help to care for and rehabilitate injured and abandoned Vervet Monkeys so they can be released back into the wild to live a free and natural life.

This rehabilitation project is run by a non-profit organisation and is located in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). The centre takes in rescued Vervet Monkeys from all around the country. The work they do is to genuinely help the monkeys, so there is little hands-on work because it's important that the monkeys aren't human-habituated. This would significantly reduce the possibility of being able to release them back into the wild - which is the centre's primary aim.

As these Vervets are being prepared for “the outside world” and by necessity have to be kept in cages until they have been cared for, rehabilitated and prepared for release, the contribution you can make to improving their daily pre-release lives is enormous. The range of work is quite diverse and varied, and wide-ranging, including:

  • Feeding the Monkeys
  • Growing the food to feed the monkeys
  • Enclosure enrichment
  • Data Collection
  • Update the centre's Facebook and Social Networks
  • Monkey Releases
  • Post-Release Feeding
  • Post-release Monitoring

Accommodation

You will live on site either in a single room on the mezzanine level or a double room in the guest wing of the house. You'll join Sandi and Bruce at meal times and you can let them know if you have any particular food preferences or allergies, e.g. if you are a vegetarian or vegan. Meals are provided, but not 'extras' like biscuits, sweets, soda pop or alcohol, any specialty food or drinks. The evening meal is the main meal of the day and you'll prepare your own breakfast and lunch from the provisions provided.

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Further Details

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Price details:

from £695 to £3,195

Duration Details:

This placement can be extended for any length of time up to 6 months.

Cost Details:

This project can be extended for a minimal weekly fee.

This placement would suit:

Anyone wishing to help care for, rehabilitate and release injured and abandoned Vervet Monkeys back into the wild to live a free and natural life.

Do you accept non UK citizens?

Yes

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