A Sanctuary for Primates In Need
The Primate Rescue Center is a nonprofit sanctuary providing lifetime care to nearly 50 primates, including a group of 8 chimpanzees and a variety of monkey species.
News & Sanctuary Blog
We currently provide lifetime care and a safe haven for 8 chimpanzees and over 40 monkeys. In addition, we collaborate with a nationwide network of primate sanctuaries to rescue and relocate animals in need. Below are the latest updates from us here at the Primate Rescue Center.
Monkeys and apes do not belong in anyone’s home – ever. This latest incident should be a wake-up call to our elected officials: Pass the Captive Primate Safety Act to put an end to this cruel and senseless trade.
Smuggled spider monkeys confiscated at Texas border crossing U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials found four endangered spider monkeys in a duffle bag during a Dec. 30 inspection of a vehicle crossing into Progreso, Texas. (CBP Photo) by: Sandra Sanchez Fox8...
Chimpanzee mother tends her son’s wound by applying insects It's a dazzling display of prosocial behavior among great apes. by Tibi Puiu February 7, 2022 ZMEScience.com This photo shows a chimpanzee female, Roxy, applying an insect to a wound on the face of an...