Our Bushbabies Pepito & Pepita need your help.

$400 $0
Raised Remaining

Thank you very much for sponsoring Pepito and Pepita’s food for the year!

With your donation we were able to provide Pepito & Pepita with insects, fruits and mealworms for a whole year!

Pepito & Pepita are living very happily at Daktari. Every night they go out the window to forage and they come back in the early morning to eat a full plate of meal worms: Their favorite!  We were able to get more meal worms and even improve their breeding process.

Whenever the bushbabies come out, we show them to the local children that stay with us, however they are nocturnal, so it is not always possible. The children think Pepito & Pepita are very cute and YES they are!!!

Pepito and Pepita are a very good educational medium for the children. They can see they are beautiful, friendly and don’t need to be killed. They now all want bushbabies in their village and will encourage their re-introduction.

Thank you very much for your support toward Pepito & Pepita’s food!

Best regards,

Ian and Michele Merrifield

breeding mealworms
breeding mealworms


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Project Leader

Michele Merrifield

Hoedspruit, Limpopo South Africa

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