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Award Winning Sanctuaries

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) consisting of Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary are the current winners of the Lilizela Service Excellence Awards - Best Visitor Experience 'Wildlife Encounters'; Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award - Best Major Attraction; winner of the 'Best Animal Welfare Initiative' and overall winner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards.
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Primate Feature
Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur

Varecia v. variegata

Black-and-white ruffed lemurs (BWRLs) have one of the longest names in the animal kingdom, so to make things easier we will call them BWRLs. Lemurs are primates, but they are not monkeys. Along with bushbabies, tarsiers, pottos and lorises, they form the primate suborder of prosimians or “pre-monkeys”.

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Ring-tailed Lemur

Lemur catta

King Julien XIII, from the popular animated film Madagascar, is a ring-tailed lemur. In the real

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That our suspension bridge at monkeyland is the longest in Africa.

It is 128m long!
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