monkeyland Blog

Monkeyland Kzn To Open In 2018

Yes it is finally happening.  The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance is adding a Fourth sanctuary to the mix.  The newest addition will be a primate sanctuary and for the first time ever the SAASA sanctuary will not be located on the Garden Route of South Africa.  The new primate sanctuary dubbed MonkeylandKZN will be in the equally beautiful Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Do Lemurs Really Have Two Tongues?

Lemurs are small primates that live in Madagascar, spending most of their time in trees. They typically live in social groups of 13 to 18 lemurs, and help develop these bonds by grooming each other regularly. Lemurs have a main tongue used for eating, but they have a second tongue hidden under the first.

13million Year Old Monkey Skull Found In Kenya

A group of scientists have found what may be the most intact fossilized primate skull ever discovered, and the find could shed light on the common evolutionary heritage shared by apes and humans.  

The Wild Wildlife Of Monkeyland

Here is the proof that I am sharing my world with wild animals.   One of my favourite things about living in a rural area (The Crags - Plettenberg Bay) is that I share my world with wild animals.  This morning when I arrived at work the wild animals decided for me that I will be late getting into my office.