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GFAS Sanctuaries

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Did you know that giant Pacific octopuses get “attached” to their aquarists? These intelligent animals recognize our staff and may even embrace them after a long absence. ----- Octopus hug ♥ Should be in the wild though!

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What connects donors with your mission? Not a mission statement like this! Stories!

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    Probably not a mission statement like this! Read the article for great tips on lean-forward stories!

Great examples of radio storytelling...yet another way to reach supporters and donors.

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Hope In The Valley Equine Rescue receives GFAS verified status. That means all the area rescues have this third party verification of best practices which shows the rescues' commitment to the horses.

Congratulations to Southern Winds Equine Rescue on their GFAS Verification. SWER has helped dozens of horses beyond those actually at the rescue find new homes. #examinercom

GFAS accredited The Monkey Sanctuary, a project of WIld Futures, is located in Cornwall, UK and is home to monkeys rescued from the UK and international pet trades.

Great story about the work by one sanctuary to rehabilitate gibbons and return them to the wild.

The photo released by Conservation International in July 2011 captureds an adult male northern white-cheeked crested gibbon hanging at Pu Mat National Park, Nghe An province in Vietnam

Largest Population of Critically Endangered Gibbon Discovered in Vietnam - Conservation International

Graduates successfully released back to the wild

Learn about gibbons - the "lesser apes." Gibbons are native to southeast Asia but in most species are endangered - in some cases, critically so. Help GFAS to help sanctuaries in Asia.


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GFAS accredited Primate Rescue Center, in central Kentucky, is home to more than 50 monkeys and chimpanzees. Watch this video that tells about their wonderful work!

GFAS accredited Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, located on 26 acres in Cle Elum, Washington, is the home to 7 former lab chimps. Read about the "Cle Elum Seven" on the sanctuary's website (each of the chimps has his or her own Facebook page too!), and learn about the sanctuary's "Primate Patrol," a program that advocates against the use of primates in entertainment.

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