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Our Loris Reintroduction Program A Success!

Pygmy Lorises released in the forest!

Two of our Pygmy Lorises have been considered physically fit to take up the challenge of being released in the forest! These last months, our keepers Khoa, Thanh and Luc have been working on the project with Eleonora, a primatologist from Italy, who came to support the re-introduction program as a volunteer.

In the first phase of the program, the team focused on finding an ideal location for the release in Cuc Phuong Parc. They were careful to select an area abundant in suitable trees to help the movement of the lorises, who can travel up to 5 kilometers per night. The release site had to be far enough from any roads and potential predators, and including a good access to food (tree gum, insects and fruits) for them to survive on.

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WANTED – Coordinator (General & Volunteers)

GENERAL/VOLUNTEERS COORDINATOR

DURATION
1 year with opportunity to extend

SALARY
7,000,000 VND a month plus allowances (phone and transportation) 300,000 VND per month and housing support of 500,000 VND a month

START DATE
July 1, 2019 / ASAP

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Behind the Scenes at EPRC, English

The End of the Stick Insects Season

Stick Insects Endangered

These last weeks, we have been very sorry to observe a huge population decline… of stick insects! This curious animal is a great source of proteins for our Lorises who would give anything to get a bite of it for dinner.

Although stick insects are known for their ingenious capacity to ensure their survival and protection from predators, they couldn’t escape from the sharpened sight of our volunteers squad who have been chasing them tirelessly these last months to feed our little primates.

The season has been good and enabled us to ensure sufficient supply for winter, by freezing a fair amount of stick insects and mixing them into a green creamy paste (yum!). This way our Lorises will still be able to enjoy their favorite food while stick insects are hibernating.

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Kindergarten Kids Moved Out Of Quarantine

From the Nursery to Kindergarten

As you know, the EPRC is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In 1993, we started very small with only a few animals and very few cages. As the Center grew bigger, we received more primates and started to have more babies around. We have always struggled a bit with money to keep up the standard in captive care and have always done our best. Especially when infants arrived at the Center, we worked even harder!

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Education for Nature-Vietnam Interviewed Our Director

EPRC Welcomes Education for Nature, Vietnam

A few days ago, we were happy to receive the visit from Education for Nature–Vietnam who came to interview Adam, our Director, for a future media project.

Also known as ENV, this organization have been inspired by the simple assessment that saving endangered species could not be possible without an awareness-raising effort among the Vietnamese public to protect this country extraordinary biodiversity.

Besides campaigning and spreading greater knowledge to influence public attitudes, they decided to engage in the battle against illegal wildlife trade by denouncing wildlife crimes and supporting enforcement efforts on a regional, national and even global level.

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We Visit Hatinh Langurs Conservation Project Site In Đồng Hóa

A Hatinh Langurs Conservation Project Site in Đồng Hóa, the South Central Coast Region of Vietnam

» FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: ADAM (EPRC DIRECTOR), TU (PROJECT LEADER), TILO (EPRC FOUNDER) AND HONG (PROJECT VOLUNTEER).

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Behind the Scenes at EPRC, English, Tiếng Việt

Happy International Zookeeper Day 2018!

Thank You to Our Keepers!

EPRC wouldn’t be the same without the hardwork and dedication of our animal keepers. WE WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY INTERNATIONAL ZOOKEEPER DAY!

EPRC sẽ không được như ngày hôm nay nếu có sự chăm chỉ và sự cống hiến của những người chăm sóc động vật của chúng tôi. CHÚNG TÔI CHÚC BẠN CÓ MỘT LỄ MỪNG NGƯỜI CHĂM SÓC ĐỘNG VẬT QUỐC TẾ HẠNH PHÚC!

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How to Treat a Langur in Semi-Wild Area?

Annual Health Check-Up Time

Just a few days before the terrible tropical depression, something serious happened at our center. Every day our keepers have to call the primates from semi-wild areas back for checking their health. Suddenly on that day, a male Delacour’s langur didn’t appear as usual. We tried to find him for all the day, but it was impossible until late afternoon.

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Flood Aftermath! EPRC Need Your Support!

We Need Your Support!

A few weeks ago, a tropical depression hit Cuc Phuong and brought heavy rain which caused terrible flooding to the whole area! EPRC was no exception and unfortunately, 30 meters of electric fence in the semi-wild area collapsed! If you haven’t supported EPRC before, now is the good time!

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September Newsletter Is Out Now!

EPRC Newsletter September Issue Now Available

Hey there! Did you notice that we have published our newsletter for September? If you haven’t, check it out now and subscribe too so you don’t miss it next month!

If you want to get updated even more regularly, then Follow our Facebook page and Instagram channel!

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