Sanaga-Yong Rescue Center
The Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center occupies over two square kilometers and is currently home to 72 chimpanzees and five to eight humans at any one time. It employs 25 Cameroonians from local villages who serve as chimpanzee caregivers, round-the-clock security guards, and groundskeepers. The grounds include cabins for volunteers, a combination kitchen/office building, a vet clinic, an education center, a shelter for staff meetings and meals, chimpanzee enclosures and cages, and a small garden where some of the food for the chimpanzees is grown.
|Camp In the center is the kitchen, behind it and to its right are four cabins for volunteers, and to the left is the small solar energy center. In front and left of the kitchen is the raffia covered, open air visiting
||Education Center Located about
||Veterinary Clinic Funded by the Arcus Foundation, the Vet Clinic is a vital part of our care to our 72 residents. Although basic, the one-room clinic with its surgery table, gas anesthesia machine, small pharmacy, centrifuge, microscope and screened-in windows, is a vast improvement over the outdoor split-log kitchen table where previous surgeries took place. Keep the clinic viable!|