Lybomi Wildlife

Specialises in the rehabilitation of South Africa's 5 Primate species

I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses. We must never forget that it is our duty to protect this environment…. It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it ”

– Nelson Mandela

specialises in the rehabilitation of South Africa’s 5 Primate species

Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus)

Vervet Monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops)

Samango Monkey (Cercopithecus mitis)

Lesser Bushbaby (Galago moholi)

Thick-Tailed Bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus)

What we do:

  • Promote primate conservation and rehabilitation through a multidisciplinary interaction between Government, Organs of State, Action groups, the IUCN, the NSPCA, various tertiary establishments and the Public at large.
  • Establish & uphold rehabilitation protocols in terms of: standards, methodology and best practice, with regard to scientifically founded, generally accepted norms in ethology, biology, physiology, medicine, behaviour, natural history of both fauna and flora, and wildlife rehabilitation biology.
  • Collaborate with International and Local Universities and other stakeholders to provide graduate and post – graduate research experiences.
  • Increase understanding of basic primate biology in order to improve animal health and quality of life through research.
  • Generate new knowledge on the conservation and rehabilitation of primates as well as primate biology, from the molecular and whole animal levels to primate ecosystems.
  • Facilitate research progress by providing expertise, resources and training to scientists worldwide.
  • Manage Animal Human conflict.

Our vision

Our vision and primary objective is the survival of a species. In order to achieve this vision we disseminate experience and knowledge to like-minded role-players, key stakeholders, governments and decision makers.

Volunteer with us

Lybomi Wildlife’s volunteer programme is a great way to get hands-on experience with primates. As a volunteer you will be involved in many aspects of rehabilitation, from daily cleaning, feeding to looking after the babies. You will gain knowledge and understanding of primate conservation.

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+27 733 11 4823