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About Community Baboon Sanctuary

Community Baboon Sanctuary in Belize, is an innovative and unique grassroots project to protect the habitat for the endangered Black Howler Monkey while promoting community development.

Baboon Sanctuary Greenhouse Project 2012

Remember Hurricane Richard? It slammed Belize last October. One writer describe it as this: “Demolished, topless and water-drenched homes, uprooted trees, downed power-lines, mangled signs and billboards, and scattered zinc and debris were the evidence that Hurricane Richard left today … Continue reading

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Community Development and Mobilization Project funded by PACT, Belize

The Community Baboon Sanctuary through funding from the PACT Small Grant is implementing a new project aimed at protecting the population of howler monkeys and other endangered species in the area and the ecosystems in which they live. The main … Continue reading

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A Look Into the Community Baboon Sanctuary.

The Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS) was founded in 1985 by Dr. Robert Horwich, an American Primatologist and Fallet Young, a landowner in Bermudian Landing. It started with just 12 landowners and today it has the support of over 200 private … Continue reading

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Baboon Sanctuary featured in BBC Travel article.

We were recently featured in an article on BBC Travel – Belize’s Lessons in eco-tourism. Click here to to read it in it’s entirety : “Support community-driven tourism enterprises. Attractions such as the Community Baboon Sanctuary and the Toledo Ecotourism … Continue reading

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