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An African civet (Civettictis civetta) at Park Assango, managed by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.

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Chilochromis duponti (wild from Gabon) at L’aquarium tropical du palais de la Porte DorŽe.

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Chilochromis duponti (wild from Gabon) at L’aquarium tropical du palais de la Porte DorŽe.

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An African golden cat (Caracal aurata) named Tigri, at Park Assango, managed by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This species is listed as vulnerable. This 7 year-old-male is the only African golden cat currently kept anywhere in captivity.

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A giant crab spider (Heteropoda venatoria) from the wild at Park Assango.

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Giant African land snail (Achatina sp) run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. These specimens were from the wild, on the grounds of Animal’s World.

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Giant African land snail (Achatina sp) run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. These specimens were from the wild, on the grounds of Animal’s World.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkeys (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) named Arlo and Blue at the wildlife rehab center of ONG Animals World in Libreville, Gabon. This is a home for many animals that are babies, injured, or are confiscated by the government.

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Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans) named Ruby at the ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. Ruby belonged to a private owner who couldn’t take care of her properly. She was sent to the ONG and took a very long time to re-socialize with others of her kin as she was too attached to humans.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkeys (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) named Arlo and Blue at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. These 6-month-old male and female monkeys were brought to the refuge by sons of poachers who killed the two mothers. Blue came with a broken tail. Both babies bonded well and are now growing nicely.

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Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans) named Ruby at the ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. Ruby belonged to a private owner who couldn’t take care of her properly. She was sent to the ONG and took a very long time to re-socialize with others of her kin as she was too attached to humans.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkeys (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) named Arlo and Blue at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. These 6-month-old male and female monkeys were brought to the refuge by sons of poachers who killed the two mothers. Blue came with a broken tail. Both babies bonded well and are now growing nicely.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkeys (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) named Arlo and Blue at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. These 6-month-old male and female monkeys were brought to the refuge by sons of poachers who killed the two mothers. Blue came with a broken tail. Both babies bonded well and are now growing nicely.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This 6-month-old monkeys was brought to the refuge by sons of poachers. It will be reintroduced into park when it reaches adulthood. This moustached monkey subspecies is not kept anywhere in zoos around the world.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This 6-month-old monkeys was brought to the refuge by sons of poachers. It will be reintroduced into park when it reaches adulthood. This moustached monkey subspecies is not kept anywhere in zoos around the world.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This 6-month-old monkeys was brought to the refuge by sons of poachers. It will be reintroduced into park when it reaches adulthood. This moustached monkey subspecies is not kept anywhere in zoos around the world.

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Grey-tailed moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus cephodes) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This 6-month-old monkeys was brought to the refuge by sons of poachers. It will be reintroduced into park when it reaches adulthood. This moustached monkey subspecies is not kept anywhere in zoos around the world.

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Crested mona monkey (Cercopithecus pogonias nigripes) named Amber at Park Assango, run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. The 10-month-old female’s mother was killed by hunters. She was offered as a gift when she was still a baby to people who didn’t know how to properly care for her. She was brought at the center and as been socialized with Red-capped mangabeys as she’s the only one of her kind kept at the refuge.

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Crested mona monkey (Cercopithecus pogonias nigripes) named Amber at Park Assango, run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. The 10-month-old female’s mother was killed by hunters. She was offered as a gift when she was still a baby to people who didn’t know how to properly care for her. She was brought at the center and as been socialized with Red-capped mangabeys as she’s the only one of her kind kept at the refuge.

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Crested mona monkey (Cercopithecus pogonias nigripes) named Amber at Park Assango, run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. The 10-month-old female’s mother was killed by hunters. She was offered as a gift when she was still a baby to people who didn’t know how to properly care for her. She was brought at the center and as been socialized with Red-capped mangabeys as she’s the only one of her kind kept at the refuge.

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Crested mona monkey (Cercopithecus pogonias nigripes) named Amber at Park Assango, run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. The 10-month-old female’s mother was killed by hunters. She was offered as a gift when she was still a baby to people who didn’t know how to properly care for her. She was brought at the center and as been socialized with Red-capped mangabeys as she’s the only one of her kind kept at the refuge.

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Crested mona monkey (Cercopithecus pogonias nigripes) named Amber at Park Assango, run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. The 10-month-old female’s mother was killed by hunters. She was offered as a gift when she was still a baby to people who didn’t know how to properly care for her. She was brought at the center and as been socialized with Red-capped mangabeys as she’s the only one of her kind kept at the refuge.

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A vulnerable and federally endangered red-capped mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus) run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This 8 month-old-female was rescued by the ONG as a very small, dehydrated baby. Her mother was killed by hunters. She is now very healthy and soon to be reintroduced at the park. The species is more and more endangered by deforestation and poaching.

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A vulnerable and federally endangered red-capped mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus) run by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This 8 month-old-female was rescued by the ONG as a very small, dehydrated baby. Her mother was killed by hunters. She is now very healthy and soon to be reintroduced at the park. The species is more and more endangered by deforestation and poaching.

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Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans) named Ruby at the ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. Ruby belonged to a private owner who couldn’t take care of her properly. She was sent to the ONG and took a very long time to re-socialize with others of her kin as she was too attached to humans.

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Marsh mongoose (Atilax paludinosus) named Nino at
Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.
The Marsh mongoose occurs in humid forests, swamps, mangroves and marshes. It is well adapted to living in wet areas with its webbed feet. This one-year-old male was brought to the refuge as a tiny furry baby and now lives freely around the owner’s place and garden.

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Marsh mongoose (Atilax paludinosus) named Nino at
Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.
The Marsh mongoose occurs in humid forests, swamps, mangroves and marshes. It is well adapted to living in wet areas with its webbed feet. This one-year-old male was brought to the refuge as a tiny furry baby and now lives freely around the owner’s place and garden.

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Marsh mongoose (Atilax paludinosus) named Nino at
Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.
The Marsh mongoose occurs in humid forests, swamps, mangroves and marshes. It is well adapted to living in wet areas with its webbed feet. This one-year-old male was brought to the refuge as a tiny furry baby and now lives freely around the owner’s place and garden.

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Solomons corella (Cacatua ducorpsii) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Solomons corella (Cacatua ducorpsii) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Solomons corella (Cacatua ducorpsii) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Solomons corella (Cacatua ducorpsii) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Little swift (Apus affinis aerobates) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Little swift (Apus affinis aerobates) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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Little swift (Apus affinis aerobates) at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon. This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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A brown butterfly (Eupatura walkeri) from the wild at Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.
This non-profit organization was founded in 2012 and works for rehabilitation and reintroduction of injured or orphaned wild animals.

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