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.
October Newsletter 2022
What an incredibly busy and bizarre year this has been, quite surreal in many respects as the City of Cape unilaterally, and unexpectedly, announced that as of June 2023 there will be no more rangers managing the 11 urban baboon troops. But let’s start at the beginning of the year…
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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What to do if a baboon enters your home?
Stay calm! He will not hurt you unless he feels threatened or cornered.
Make sure he has an exit route like an open window or door.
If you have dogs, lock them out of the way.
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.
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