Author Archives: paulreynolds87

About paulreynolds87

I am the Wildlife Care Manager at Ensessakotteh in Ethiopia. I completed my first degree in BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology and then moved on to my MSc in Habitat Management and Conservation (Ecology).

Last few weeks

The last 2 months have been a really amazing and difficult experience for me. Settling into a new job and role is a challenge at the best of times, let alone trying to settle into a new country, culture and … Continue reading

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New Job in Ethiopia

It has been a couple of years since I last used this blog properly but I am back in action! I have started a new job with Born Free in Ethiopia. I am the Wildlife Care Manager and as such … Continue reading

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The truth behind my lion selfie

Originally posted on According to Jess:
As I apprehensively shuffled into the caged box, my gut clenched and my heart stopped…I immediately knew that I was in a bad place, and I desperately wanted to run straight back out and…

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Exotic Pet Trade Day 2014

To clarify, the below event is designed to discuss the implications for welfare and conservation involved in the keeping of exotic pets. It is not in support of the exotic pet trade.

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Wild Futures Celebrates 50th Year

We are celebrating our 50th year of rescuing monkeys from the primate pet trade here in the UK. What started with Woolly Monkeys at The Monkey Sanctuary back in 1964 has evolved into an international Charity, Wild Futures, which still … Continue reading

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Win a Monkey Necklace

To celebrate reaching 8000 fantastic Facebook fans, we’re giving away this beautiful, exclusively designed, silver monkey necklace!To be in with a chance of winning…LIKE and SHARE this photo on our Facebook page. LIKE our Facebook page Wild FuturesWinner announced Monday 12th … Continue reading

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Primates Decline in 100 Years

The Primate Pet Trade plays a key role in the massive decline of primate species all around the world, follow Wild Futures work on their facebook page trying to stop the primate pet trade and supporting primate conservation projects around the world. If you … Continue reading

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