Safari Niagara Supports The Kalaweit Foundation, a non-profit association created in 1999. It was the first program for conservation for gibbons and siamangs in Indonesia. Kalaweit works on two islands in Indonesia – Borneo and Sumatra. The Kalaweit mission is to rehabilitate captive gibbons (victims of trade and hunters), protect the forests, educate others, support local populations, create an adoption program (working with other zoos), and to have an eco-volunteer program.
When Safari Niagara visitors ride the Gator Express, they can do so with the knowledge that they too are supporting the Kalaweit Foundation to help in the conservation of the gibbons and siamangs. Safari Niagara is proud to support this organization and to house several breeding pairs of both agile-handed and siamang gibbons.
Please go to http://www.gibboncenter.org to learn more about the Kalaweit Program and how you can help.
Also, please check out these other links to organizations who commit themselves to improve the welfare of animals, protect wildlife and provide animal rescue:
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Canadian Federation of Humane Societies