Rita Miljo

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: South African renowned conservationist whose devotion to rescuing orphaned, injured, and mostly reviled baboons earned her the sobriquet "the Mother Teresa of Baboons."

 

 

Cause of Death: House fire

 

Born: 1931

 

Died: July 27, 2012

 

Location: Limpopo, South Africa