AAP has turned 50!
We will do so until all exotic animals are allowed to be ‘animals’ again.
Half a century of AAP
This year marks AAP’s 50th anniversary! We are very happy and proud to have been able to provide a better future for thousands of animals over the past 50 years. Without the help of our loyal donors and animal friends in both the Netherlands and across Europe, this would not have been possible. We would like to thank everyone for their unconditional support.
We can look back on what we have achieved together with great pride. And, above all, we are confident we will manage the work that lies ahead. After all, our work is still essential. Lions, monkeys and other exotic mammals are still victims of abuse by circuses, the illegal trade or private persons.
To achieve AAP’s goal of ending the suffering of exotic animals in Europe, new legislation is necessary. This involves a long process which, despite the support of the general public, is often difficult and the results are not guaranteed. However, AAP will continue to tirelessly speak up for exotic animals and take care of them with love. As long as it takes. Even if it takes us another 50 years.
The animals came from an Italian circus and were transported in terrible conditions.
They were locked in tiny boxes for over a week.
This is what we were able to achieve
in 50 years time