home to over 250 rescued and endangered primates
Monkey World is home to the largest group of chimpanzees outside of Africa, living in four different social groups. Many have been rescued from the black market pet trade, laboratories, and from abuse as tourist photographer props.
There are three groups of orang-utans at the park, including two different species; Bornean and Sumatran.
Monkey World is also home to Europe’s only Orang-utan Creche, where all orphaned or abandoned orang-utans in Europe will come to grow up.
We have five different species of gibbon at Monkey World; agile, lar, Mueller’s, siamang and golden-cheeked. Many were victims of the black market pet trade and at the park they have been rehabilitated to live naturally with other gibbons.
We have 14 species of monkeys and prosimians at the park: capuchin monkeys, common marmosets, Geoffroy’s marmosets, cotton-top tamarins, patas monkeys, red-bellied guenons, ring-tailed lemurs, white-faced saki monkeys, slow loris, spider monkeys, squirrel monkeys, stump-tailed macaques, unknown marmosets and woolly monkeys.