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THE FAUNA FOUNDATION: A CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY | Fundraising Lecture

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PWYC

THE FAUNA FOUNDATION: A CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY

A fundraising lecture withDr. Mary Lee Jensvold for BOS CANADA; The Fauna Foundation, is the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Canada, caring for chimpanzees from research laboratories and zoos. Dr Jensvold has 30+ years’ experience in the care, management, and design of sanctuaries and focuses on behaviour and communication, including chimpanzees’ sign language use.

The Fauna Foundation, located outside Montreal, provides permanent homes for neglected, abused animals ranging from pets and farm animals to monkeys and apes. It aims to provide the care and support they need to lead lives as safe, healthy and happy as possible, so companionship and enrichment as well as good shelter, food, and medical care. It is the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Canada. To date it has cared for 23 chimpanzees from research laboratories and zoos. Dr Jensvold has 30+ years’ work experience in the care, management, and design of chimpanzee sanctuaries. Her expertise focuses on behavior and communication, including chimpanzees’ sign language use.

Itinerary:
Socializing: 6:00-7:00 pm – drinks available in Gladstone’s Café or Melody Bar
Lecture: 7:00-8:00 pm
Discussion & Socializing: 8:00-9:00 pm

Tickets: PWYC (sugg $10-20). Reserve at (416) 462-1039, or purchase at the door

For more information and registered charity numbers see www.orangutan.ca or call (416) 462-1039

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
PWYC
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