Featuring C.A.R.E. Baboon Sanctuary

The Centre for Animal Rehabilitation and Education (C.A.R.E.), based near Phalaborwa, South Africa, on the edge of the Kruger National Park,  will take in animals of all kinds but they focus on rehabilitating chacma baboons.  The aim is to release rehabilitated animals back into their natural habitats.  The Centre was founded by Rita Miljo, who dedicated herself to caring for baboons and attempting to shift negative attitudes towards them:

“Her quest has not been an easy one, she fought prejudice and ignorance, never shy to question authority and follow her beliefs.  As she pointed out ‘Ghandi once said that the measure of a civilised society was how they treated their animals. Is an animal only valuable once it becomes endangered?'” (quote taken from website, Continuing the Legacy of C.A.R.E.’s Founder – Rita Miljo)

Read more about the Centre here:

http://www.primatecare.org/#!about/c21r

See also the Facebook page and think about volunteering:

https://www.facebook.com/CARE.baboon.rehabilitation

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