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Welcome

The bush babies sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of sanctuaries, including the elephant sanctuary that provides for orphaned and abused animals.

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Projects On The Go

Conservation in Southern Africa is rapidly becoming unsustainable without the active involvement of the community, especially the younger, more active generation.

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WHAT'S ON OFFER AT THE MONKEY SANCTUARY

Come and explore and bring the kids and see what you can expect.

Monkeys

Monkeys

Monkeys are haplorhine ("dry-nosed") primates, a paraphyletic group generally possessing tails and consisting of approximately 260 known living species. Many monkey species are tree-dwelling (arboreal), although there are species that live primarily on the ground, such as baboons. Most species are also active during the day (diurnal). Monkeys are generally considered to be intelligent, particularly Old World monkeys.

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Lemurs

Lemurs

Lemurs are a clade of strepsirrhine primates endemic to the island of Madagascar. The word "lemur" derives from the word lemures (ghosts or spirits) from Roman mythology and was first used to describe a slender loris due to its nocturnal habits and slow pace, but was later applied to the primates on Madagascar. As with other strepsirrhine primates, such as lorises, pottos, and galagos (bush babies), lemurs share resemblance with basal primates.

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Bushbabies

Bushbabies

Galagos, also known as bushbabies, bush babies, or nagapies (meaning "little night monkeys" in Afrikaans), are small, nocturnal[2] primates native to continental Africa, and make up the family Galagidae (also sometimes called Galagonidae). They are sometimes included as a subfamily within the Lorisidae or Loridae.

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Visit Our Partners

THE ELEPHANT SANCTUARY GROUP …. With the elephant people who really care …

Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary provides a “halfway house” for young African elephants
in need of a temporary home. It is the only operation in South Africa
that provides for elephants in this way.

Baraka Events & Functions

Baraka meaning “blessing”, integrates lavish
comfort and hi-tech conferencing facilities
with an authentic African bush experience.

Harties Cableway

The Harties Cableway offers visitors panoramic views of the beautiful
Magaliesberg, Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding areas,
as well as excellent recreational and educational facilities.

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