April 2011 Rescue
by Tim Ajax, Director
Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary
Some people monkey around a little, some people monkey around a lot, and then there's Tim. He's a prince among primates, presiding over hundreds of fellow bipeds in the often-brutal Texas outdoors. There's no ape escape for Tim and his crew, but no matter. They love to help macaques, baboons and vervets live out their lives with as much freedom as possible. And like peeling a banana, Tim's blogs take you to the good stuff inside — with a steady supplement of Texas weather updates, of course!
before coming to the sanctuary.
In early April 2011, the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary welcomed a new resident: Samantha, a snow monkey who for many years had been kept as a caged, backyard “pet.” Tim Ajax, our sanctuary’s director, relayed these rescue road trip reports that we posted on our Facebook page: