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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 9 chimpanzees and a variety of monkey species.

Visit The Sanctuary

Become part of the Primate Rescue Center member family and join us at our exclusive members only events.

Adopt A Primate

By becoming a Primate Pal you will help support the medical, nutritional and enrichment needs of one or more of our residents for an entire year.

Our 100% Promise

The generosity of a single donor covers all of our annual fund-raising and administrative expenses β€” 100% of every dollar you donate goes directly to the care of the monkeys and apes who have found a safe haven with us!

Take Action

Every person has the potential to make a difference in the life of a primate. Whether you become a PRC member, raise your voice on an issue, or join our community of volunteers, the actions you take make a loud statement that primates everywhere matter.

News & Sanctuary Blog

We currently provide lifetime care and a safe haven for 9 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.

Coronavirus: Great apes on lockdown over threat of disease

Coronavirus: Great apes on lockdown over threat of disease

Great apes have been put on lockdown against the threat of coronavirus.
Gorilla tourism in Africa has been suspended, while sanctuaries for other apes, such as orangutans, have closed to the public.
It's not known if great apes can contract the virus, but there are growing fears that our closest living relatives might be equally at risk.

 

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