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Large and in Charge!

Chimpanzees are very social animals who live in large groups in the wild. They recognize and respect a hierarchy and each group usually consists of a dominant male, several high-ranking females, some younger subordinate males and females and juveniles. The PRC is...

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Large and in Charge!

Thank You for Joining Us at Member Event 2018

We’ve had another great Member Event! With over 520 visitors, this year’s event was record breaking! Guests were shuttled down to the sanctuary where they had the opportunity to visit our gift shop, bid on items in our silent auction, purchase raffle tickets for a...

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Thank You for Joining Us at Member Event 2018

Meet Jane: One Feisty Female

Jane is a rhesus macaque who is one of two primates born at the Primate Rescue Center—despite our preventative measures. Each non-human male primate living at the sanctuary undergoes a vasectomy procedure by our veterinarian to prevent births in captivity. We still...

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Meet Jane: One Feisty Female

Celebrating Our Wonderful Caregivers

June 8, 2018 marked the second annual Animal Sanctuary Caregiver Day, and we were so excited to celebrate this day with our fellow caregivers, interns, and volunteers who dedicate their time, energy, and heart to providing excellent care to the primates who have...

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Celebrating Our Wonderful Caregivers

Witness the Gift of Sanctuary

If you are a member of the Primate Rescue Center, you have the opportunity to visit the sanctuary on June 9th for our annual Member Event. This day is one we look forward to all year as we have the opportunity to share with our members the impact they are making in...

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Witness the Gift of Sanctuary

A Mother’s Love

When we think of Mother’s Day, it’s usually a day to spend time with mothers and show them our appreciation and love. But not everyone is that lucky. Human, ape, and monkey alike, some of us aren’t able to be with our mother on this special day. Most primates...

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A Mother’s Love