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Volunteer Placement for 2017 Is Full! Register Now For 2018!

Register Now For 2018!

2017 is going to end in 4 more months, and EPRC have already received enough volunteers placement for this year! So hurry up and register now to save your place in 2018, to gain one of your most unforgettable experiences in Vietnam! Read on to know why it is important for us to welcome volunteers and what volunteers at EPRC can receive from their time at our center.

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Behind the Scenes at EPRC, English

Enrichment for Primates at EPRC

What Is Enrichment for Primates?

Life can be boring with animals in captivity without some spice. Therefore, enrichment for primates is an important daily task which EPRC staff have to complete to keep the animals healthy and sane.

Enrichment for primates is created to help the animals keep their wild instinct of looking for food. If their food is laid out every time right in front of their eyes, the primates will gradually become lazy and independent on human support – which is not what we want for primates at a rescue center.

Gibbons are those who are given the most complicated types of enrichment because of their intelligence. They can use their fingers in a really flexible way to search for food and use their smart brain to solve the enrichment puzzles.

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August Primate Confiscations at EPRC

August Was a Busy Month For EPRC

August was a busy month for EPRC, because 3 cases of confiscations were made across the land of Vietnam. Until now, the rescued primates are still in good condition and under careful supervision in the Quarantine Area of Vietnam.

1. A FEMALE YELLOW-CHEEKED GIBBON IN NAM DINH

First confiscation was at the end of July – beginning of August. We received a call from Head Ranger Quarter in Nam Dinh province about a female gibbon. EPRC staff immediately go to the city which is 2 hours away from our center and picked up the gibbon.

Her health condition is not bad, but it seems that she was fed a lot of milk which is not good for such an adult gibbon. The cage from Head Ranger Quarter was too small for her, so we moved her to our special Transfer Box. After 5 hours (due to paperwork + transportation time), she arrived at EPRC safe and sound.

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EPRC Loris Night Tour

Tour EPRC at Night

Do you know that we have a special Loris Night Tour? Normally when you join the 15-minute tour by Cuc Phuong guide, you cannot see lorises because they are sleeping obviously in the day. At EPRC Vietnam, we offer a Loris Night Tour at some specific loris cages for educational purposes and for true loris lovers – who don’t buy loris and keep them at home unhealthy.

» At the beginning of the tour, you will have a brief introduction about lorises, how to differentiate Slow and Pygmy Lorises, and their current status in the wild.

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May Newsletter Is Out Now!

EPRC Newsletter May Issue Now Available

We have just released EPRC newsletter covering highlighted news over the past 3 months of 2017. Click here to subscribe and also to check out previous issues!

In this issue, we will give you information about new babies at EPRC (yay!), newly confiscated primates at EPRC and so on. Subscribe to our newsletter too to stay alerted of what’s going on in EPRC!

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Our Feature Presentation: Singing Gibbons

Short Documentary About Singing Gibbons at EPRC

Gibbons’ song can be considered one of the most beautiful rhythms in the wildlife world. However, not many people have the chance of listening to this beautiful song as the population of this species is decreasing significantly.

Acknowledging this, Govinda-das Hugo Liénart – a volunteer in EPRC has put up an amazing work after months of observing, filming and making this short documentary about the majestic gibbons’ songs. This 5-minute short film lets audience have a peak into a small part in life of gibbons and from there, be more humble about manself as we are not the only creature on Earth who can communicate in complex form.

BẠN CÓ THỂ XEM BẢN TIẾNG VIỆT Ở DƯỚI ĐÂY NHÉ!
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