Baboon Matters Trust
Baboon Matters Trust
Baboon Matters Trust


Baboon Matters is mobilizing thousands of concerned people around the world to put their hands up for baboons. Our aim? To create such an enormous wave of support for baboons that the South African Minister for the Environment, Edna Molewa, will change baboons’ conservation status from “least protected” to “protected”.

How you can help:

1. Put your hands up! Write #handsup4baboons on your hands – black permanent marker works best in photographs

2. On right hand: #HandsUp On left hand: 4baboons.

3. Get a friend to take a picture of you, and submit it onto our gallery (hyperlink to gallery).
Alternatively, you can make a sign to hold up.

4. Use the picture as your profile pic on social media for a month, and share it via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

5. Sign our on-line petition to Minister Molewa (link to petition without leaving BM page

6. Encourage your friends to do the same!

Thank you!

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Jenni Trethowan
084 413 9482


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