Louie is a former pet from Virginia and arrived at the PRC in 2004 at the age of 2. Louie fit in well with our established capuchin group, bonding with everyone and quickly rising to be the dominant group member. Louie is a very athletic and hearty monkey, but he does not use his larger size to intimidate his fellow group members. Louie loves to spend time in his outdoor enclosure, and often hangs out in the tunnels as he watches over his group or takes a quick afternoon nap. Louie has a distinct “widow’s peak” that makes it easy to pick him out of the group. Louie loves dinnertime when the caregivers bring around each monkey’s individual meal, and he quickly gobbles up his portion then searches for anything left behind by the other capuchins. 

What’s that Smell?

When visiting the capuchin enclosure at the PRC, one of the first things you will notice is a large, beefy monkey named Louie! Louie is a former pet from Virginia who arrived at the PRC in 2004 at the age of 2. He is the largest monkey in the group of five, and he...

Sharing the Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! At the Primate Rescue Center, we are so fortunate to have supporters who show us love. Whether it’s by sharing our social media posts, donating to our fundraisers or sending goodies for the primates – we feel the love! We are so grateful and...