By Lori Robinson
MEET LORI ROBINSON

MEET LORI ROBINSON

Hi, I’m Lori Robinson. I grew up barefoot, surrounded by animals. My older half-brother used our only bathtub as a snake aquarium, and shared his bunk bed with our pet goat My mother let our pet squirrel monkey sleep in her hair. And my father’s idea of a fun weekend...
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JOIN OTHER LIKE-HEARTED ANIMAL LOVERS

Be inspired, entertained and connected to others who share your passion for animals and Africa. Join the tribe here at Africa Inside. It’s simple. Go here to sign up. Lion Photo from Mara Lion Project. Find them on Face Book.     
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ANIMAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

ANIMAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

We have three programs – all with the goal of spreading compassion for animals, Africa and wildness.    Inspire Animal Heroes: In Tanzania, Kenya and Zimbabwe we support and foster kids to become animal heroes to protect animals. We do this by sending children in Africa, most of whom have never...
PLASTIC LITTER CLEAN UP PROGRAM IN AFRICA

PLASTIC LITTER CLEAN UP PROGRAM IN AFRICA

Join us in ridding Africa of Plastic litter and saving animals who otherwise die from entanglement or ingesting plastic.
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