John Ball Zoo

Primate Care Training -Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA)


The Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA) is the largest association of wildlife centers in Africa. Its 23 member organizations across 13 countries are securing a future for Africa’s primates and their habitat. PASA member wildlife centers are leaders in the rescue, rehabilitation, and reintroduction of great apes and monkeys. Collectively, PASA member centers care for over 3,000 primates, most of whom have been confiscated from wildlife traffickers or bushmeat poachers. This grant will help provide professional training crucial to the welfare of the animals, who often require specialized treatment to recover from the physical and psychological trauma they have experienced.