Purpose of Hermanus Baboon Action Group

Purpose of this website

  • To promote awareness of the dilemmas facing baboon troops and residents in suburbia
  • To encourage research and interventions enabling the safe humane return of baboons to their protected, natural habitat.
  • To advance the call for trained baboon monitors to be reinstated/ authorities to cooperate with communities, experienced baboon monitoring organisations and Cape Nature to explore workable solutions.
  • To update information relevant to the local troops.
  • To encourage job creation and upskill monitors.
  • To interact with other communities faced with similar issues.