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We are extremely happy to announce that the wonderful dream of building a Veterinary Clinic at J.A.C.K. has been now been finalised.

This project has been in progress since 2017 and the goal has finally been reached. The result is amazing and we would love to share it with you!

The building consists of different rooms: a small nursery, the theatre, the pharmacy, the laboratory, the necropsy room and the isolation quarters for the chimpanzees.

theatre

 

the laboratory

 

the pharmacy

 

the necropsy room

 

We are now in need of basic equipment such as a scanner, an X-ray machine, operation tables, an oxygen machine, a sterilizer and further items, to render the Clinic even more functional.

In the name of all our hairy residents who will now take profit of this brand new building and be looked after in appropriate conditions, we would like to thank again from the deepest of our hearts all our wonderful sponsors and partners who made this dream come true! This project has been realised only through their trust and wish to provide THEM with the best care!

THANK YOU ALL FOR THEM! 

FONDATION BRIGITTE BARDOT

 COLUMBUS ZOO AND AQUARIUM

 ZOO DE LA PALMYRE

 PRO WILDLIFE

EDF LUMINUS

INTERNATIONAL PRIMATE PROTECTION LEAGUE

AMIKAT

 RESERVE AFRICAINE DE SIGEAN

ASSOCIATION FRANCAISE DES VETERINAIRES DES PARCS ZOOLOGIQUES

ROBYN

PRODIMPEX

 JACKSONVILLE ZOO

Dear friends of J.A.C.K.,

I haven’t been able to update for the last days (weeks?) as we started our annual Health Checks and I have had to remain focused on each and very single resident! So sorry about this long silence!!

Thank you for your understanding. I hope to come back for updates at the soonest!

Roxane

Mata had great fun in the pool with Rosie and this is why his haircut looked so wet and nice!

 

What do you think MATA did to have such awesome haircut??

Our sanctuary always tries to reuse every day items to modify them in enrichment tools. This is how the idea came up to fill up old socks with some dry food (cereals, pop corn, dry fruits, peanuts, etc) the chimps love!

Tody, we filmed JAC and you will see that he doesn’t care about opening the knot on  top of the sock : he rather bites the sock open to get the treats…

TOMMY – It’s getting very hot here. Tommy has just had a cool swim in the pond and is now enjoying a mud bath while chewing  some banana stems

Most of our residents have a dark (black, brown) “white” of the eye and only young female KINA shows us a very unusual gaze

SHASA is the dominant female of our main group and she enjoys every single moment of being the dominant! Here, she’s being groomed by her friend KINA

WEEK-END ISN’T OVER YET FOR KIMO. It looks like he is going to have one more nap!!

EKOLO is acting like an acrobat while playing with an old sock. His energy and balance impress me!

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