A VOICE FOR BABOONS
For more than 25 years Baboon Matters has been at the forefront of baboon conservation – in the face of ever-increasing urbanization and intensive agriculture, and the resulting escalation in baboon/human conflict.
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In Cape Town, an immediate moratorium is now an urgent priority but a national moratorium is equally important when one considers, for example, the incredibly high numbers of baboons killed in pine plantations monthly.
For the moment, we want to focus on the Cape peninsula and the recent events that have resulted in this call to action. Since the implementation of the Protocol, 74 baboons have been killed…
Throughout South Africa baboons are in crisis.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that their numbers are declining – the result of their low conservation status, and a society which sees them as problematic and expendable. Many thousands are killed around the country each year under cruel and inhumane conditions.
Will you help us create awareness for their plight and put your #HandsUp4baboons?
In a funding environment where baboons are not considered a conservation priority, Baboon Matters relies purely on the support of the public to carry out its work.HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP!
In a funding environment where baboons are not considered a conservation priority,
Baboon Matters relies purely on the support of the public to carry out its work.
HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP
We cannot continue advocating for the ethical treatment of baboons around the country without financial support.
Your once-off or monthly contribution, or bequest in your will, can aid our fight for a future for baboons in South Africa.
Please consider supporting us.
Add Baboon Matters Trust as a Charity Beneficiary on your existing MySchool card, or join the program. Because every swipe counts and every cent helps!
Baboon Defenders are a commited group of supporters who stand with us as a voice for baboons. All we ask is that you do what you can, when you can.
On occasion we may ask for your help – whatever it is, it will be what is truly needed, right when it’s needed most!
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About Walking Tours
Although a change in policy by the City of Cape Town resulted in our Walking Tours with Baboons being stopped in 2011, we still get regular requests for these tours. Our Walks were incredibly popular, and many hundreds of people developed a deeper appreciation for baboons as a result, but we are unfortunately not allowed to offer them anymore.