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    Sara Ngamba Island’s Diva

    I want to own everything I see! I want to own every stick, every sack and every swing I see. Whether I’m going to use it or not, I want it. The care givers say it’s selfish of me to want everything I see but what’s wrong with a girl wanting everything? I suppose the […]

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    My Name is Pasa

      When you enter the pant hooting Kingdom of Ngamba Island, it’s so hard to leave without a friend. That’s what happened to me. My name is Yoyo and lucky for me I stay at Ngamba Island. I’ve lived here for 16 years now and I have made a lot of friends but the one […]

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    Mawa the smartest chimpanzee at Ngamba Island

    When being guided around Ngamba Island, quite often the last story you are told is about the two Juvenile chimpanzees of Ngamba Island. I am one of them and I have been in the holding facility for about 9 years now. Reason being, me and Asega like jumping up the 5 meter high electric fence […]

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    Ngamba Islands Kungfu Chimpanzee

    Ngamba Islands Kungfu Chimpanzee If you were born in the 80’s, you must have encountered my movie moniker, Sylvester Stallone in Rambo, a movie dedicated to exhibit my fighting prowess through my 98.7% brother. Great job done there brother, hopefully one day you will come to Ngamba Island and see your mentor. Okay!! …I just […]

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    The Bullied Chimpanzees

    My Name is Cindy Being bullied is very bad even when you are a chimpanzee. My name is Cindy and I am a Chimpanzee that was once bullied. In the beginning it was very terrifying, facing the bully a lone was frightening, it was crippling just to walk out of the holding facility to the […]

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    A Bullied Chimpanzee!

    My Name is Baluku The life of a Chimpanzee is quite interesting, in that we make it easy to be captured and turned into pets. That was my demise too, I’m not any different from any of my brothers and sisters here at Ngamba Island, the only difference is, it was harder integrating me in […]

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  • It’s dangerous being a Chimpanzee

    My name is Chimp Peace and I’m 30 years old this year. But for 12 years of my life I lived under captivity and at exactly 12 years old, I was taken to Court and stood before the Judge to defend my rights as a Chimpanzee. That sounds like a great feat, right?! But to […]

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  • Illegal wildlife trade

    Tusks of commercial Interest: why you too are a poacher. Tusks of commercial interest: why you are responsible for illegal Elephant poaching. By Sarah Namulondo (sarah@sarahnamulondo.com) Elephant killed and tusk removed   Today I can’t look at the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus without asking, was that crafted in Ivory? […]

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    Hajati Medina

    Being a Muslim is not easy, the continuous wash ups and fasts and prayers, it’s so hard for a girl to keep up but I try my best. My name is Hajati Medina and I am the only Muslim Chimpanzee living at Ngamba Island. I came from South Sudan so you can clearly understand my […]

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