Primate Rescue Center

A sanctuary for primates in need

The Primate Rescue Center, in central Kentucky, is a nonprofit sanctuary that provides lifetime care to more than 50 monkeys and apes, including 11 chimpanzees.

In addition, we strive to alleviate the suffering of primates everywhere by working to toughen animal-protection laws and end the private trade in these animals, both in the U.S. and abroad.

"Donald"
PRC resident since 1998

Support the Center's Work

The PRC relies on the generosity of individuals and businesses to fulfill our mission of providing lifetime care to animals in need.

Primate Pals

Get to know one of our residents while supporting his or her daily needs through a symbolic adoption.

Learn about our Primate Pals Program

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