Monkey World & the RSPCA have launched an investigation after the body of a marmoset monkey was found in a London street. The animal welfare organisations were contacted on Friday night (14 December) by a woman who found the body in Wren Close, Edmonton. RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Philip Heyes went to collect the
3 Babies Born, 2 Lebanese Guenons and a New Home for Rescued Chimpanzees – The 12 Primates of Christmas at Monkey World
Monkey World is gearing up to celebrate Christmas with their 262 monkeys and apes – and this year will be the first park Christmas for 12 of those primates.
Monkey Life series 11 returns to our screens on channel Pick this Sunday, with the much anticipated catch up of all the rescues and daily dramas at the world’s biggest primate rescue centre. Based at Monkey World, Dorset, the documentary follows Dr Alison Cronin and the team, as she rescues primates in need from around
Smuggled chimpanzee Naree is rehomed to UK rescue centre, Monkey World, with help of Thai Government on eve of Illegal Wildlife Trade conference.
Naree, a chimpanzee who was a victim of the illegal wildlife trade, was safely rehomed to UK rescue centre Monkey World in the early hours of Wednesday 9th October 2018.
Illegal slow loris trade speeding up, as Monkey World rescues another infant from black market in Lebanon
Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre grew their loris group this week, with the arrival of Nora, an eight- month old Bengal slow loris. The rescue operation was carried out by Monkey World director Dr Alison Cronin and Animals Lebanon, after the baby loris was confiscated by the Lebanese government from a Beirut pet shop.
Orphaned orangutan Mimi turned three years old on Friday 17th August, and her keepers at Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre celebrated by throwing her a party- complete with jelly, fruit and friends! Mimi came to the centre in 2016 after her mother at Moscow zoo didn’t care for her. She joined Europe’s only orangutan
A new species was welcomed to Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre this week with the arrival of Benny & Nia, a pair of white-throated guenons. White-throated guenons are incredibly rare, native only to small regions of the rainforests in Benin and West Nigeria and do not exist anywhere outside of their native countries, other
From Urban Jungle to Dorset Sanctuary… The legal UK pet trade in primates has reached such an overwhelming level that the problem is now spilling out onto the streets of London. On Sunday 6th May 2018, the director of Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre, Dr Alison Cronin, was called upon to rescue a female
Spring has come to Monkey World, and brought new life to the woolly monkey house! Monkey World is delighted to announce that woolly monkey Xingu gave birth to a baby daughter on Monday 5th March, just after the snow melted. The primate care team have been closely monitoring both mum and baby in the past
MONKEY World has marked its milestone 30th anniversary with a family picnic event. This gathering, which was open to all and included a host of extra games and activities, took place at the primate sanctuary, near Wool, yesterday afternoon. The aim of the day, which included a 30th anniversary trail and 30 year goodie bags,