Firstly, a new baboon arrived at Baboon HQ. This was definitely not intended but he is settling in well.
Meet Hoppo, he is a big baboon like me, 45 cms/22 ins tall. He is one of the most handsome baboons I have ever seen. He came from Germany. How did he get his nam? Well let's let him tell you.
Hello, I'm Hoppo. When I first arrived we watched the Australian programme Bondi Rescue, about the lifeguards on Bondi beach. I really like the lifeguards. I couldn't choose a name between them but wanted one of their names, because they are so brave. Our manperson suggested Hoppo after the head lifeguard and because he thought the name suited me. I agreed, so I am now Hoppo!!
The second thing to mention is our 80th rehoming.
Meet Huggy, he went to live with @Avofpunkinhead, in Canada. He is a very polite baboon so he started out by shaking hands with Punkinhead's girl.
He soon started hugging! Here he is with Punkinhead, they seem to be getting on well already. Huggy was very tired when he arrived but when he had had a good sleep:
he woke up and told them that his name was Huggy. Huggy may look a little bit familiar to you. That is because he is the brother of Marley who was rehomed with Willy, in Oregon, a few weeks ago.
Another very exciting thing happened this month. One of our rehomed baboons was reunited with his parents. This is so exciting, its never happened before.
Dear @CelesteB3 managed to reunite her rehomed baboon, Xolani with his parents. Can you imagine that! What a great thing to happen! Xolani's dad is called Babatunde which means daddy has returned and his mother is called Yewande which mans mother has returned, Celeste explained the meaning of the name to me and they seem very significant. Can you image the happy scenes, they all live together now. How wonderful of Celeste to make that possible.
I also love to see rehomed baboons meeting up. It happens from time to time but this one is particularly funny.
What a lovely cuddle puddle with @MumbasGabig, @BooBooBearGreen and friends including their baboons Tartuffo and Tony who is sitting on @MumbasGabig's head.
Well that is what has been going on at and from Baboon HQ. Thanks for reading. The next blogs will be from Mini-Kolo in the US, including tweet-ups and meetings with some rehomed baboons.