Harry Hilser


Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is an education, scientific and conservation charity dedicated to protecting our global wildlife heritage and inspiring in people a respect for animals, plants and the environment. The Zoo’s mission will be achieved by: *Keeping and breeding animals and propagating plants that are under threat or no longer exist in the wild *Offering all visitors an exciting and informative wildlife experience *Providing a resource for educational purposes, both within the zoo and externally *Contributing to the conservation of wildlife and the natural environment both within the zoo and beyond *Supporting and promoting the work of the Zoo’s owning body SWEPL and also the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust *Encouraging zoo staff and volunteers to achieve their fullest potential to enable the Zoo to meet its objectives *Promoting sustainability of local and global communities and their environment and managing the Zoo to a plan to support these ideals
The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust
WWCT owns three zoos, two local nature reserves and a National Nature Reserve. We are also active at home and abroad working directly and with partner organisations to conserve species and their habitats.

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Selamatkan Yaki! - Save Sulawesi Macaques!

Harry Hilser

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/selamatkanyaki

Selamatkan Yaki is a conservation programme that aims to protect yaki – the Sulawesi crested black macaques and their forest habitat.

North Sulawesi is home to an incredible diversity of plant and animal species, with one of the highest levels of endemism (species unique to the area) in the world. However, due to hunting, forest loss and the pet trade many of these unique species are under threat. One of the most threatened is the Sulawesi crested black macaque – known locally as yaki. Restricted to small forest fragments in the Northern tip of the island, these monkeys have experienced an estimated population decline of up to 90% in the last 30 years, and are now Critically Endangered and in urgent need of protection.

Selamatkan Yaki is a project through the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust based at Paignton Zoo in the UK, comprising a strong collaboration of partners, with support and cooperation from key stakeholders. By focussing on protected area management, ecotourism, community development, education and awareness-raising we can work together to reduce the threats to the species. By protecting yaki, we also safeguard the livelihoods of many other species, and the people that live alongside them.

Our project is still in its infancy, thus the development and long-term continuation of our conservation activities are dependent on small grants and donor money. Though your support we will be able to initiate upcoming projects addressing our objectives, in order to reduce the threats to this beautiful primate species.

A donation is quick and simple though this page, and will be very gratefully received. Please accept our most sincere thanks for your support. We hope you have a wonderful day, with a nice warm feeling of doing good. :)

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29.03.16 Good luck with conserving these wonderful animals

06.10.15 Wish u the best Mo from Antwerp ZOO

15.09.15 Important work.


01.07.15 Save the Yaki

20.03.15 I enjoyed photos from Andrew Walmsley. Fantastic work you are doing there. Thank you.


23.02.15 Hi Harry and SY. Here's a donation I promised you, with the help of some cheeky crested black macaques!

08.09.14 Keep up the great work.

08.09.14 A very important undertaking especially the need for education.



08.08.14 Guyz - the crested black macaque selfies have recently gone viral with LOADS of press picking up on the copyright controversy story. PLEASE use the publicity to raise awareness of the important issue presently being forgotten about- their CONSERVATION!


29.11.13 Excellent work helping to look after these beautiful, remarkable creatures.

05.11.13 I am desperate to offer any help this end to support your work in rescuing these beautiful creatures....Thank you so much for all your valuable work, it makes me feel less depressed knowing that there are humans trying to protect these monkeys, thank you.

06.09.13 Keep educating about these amazing creatures!

20.10.12 T-shirt payment plus a bit extra :) (I hope - if the postage turns out to be more please let me know!).

20.10.12 Hi - My Mom (Eliza Walls) emailed you about some t-shirts. She is not good at doing online purchasing so I am buying them for her. We are donating $100 and would like 4 T-shirts -2 small (green and black) and 2 Medium (black).

20.10.12 :)

16.10.12 I hope this helps with all your hard selfless work Brother Harry! XX

01.10.12 Harry you are doing a fine job. I hope you get more money and the recognition you deserve.


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