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Israeli Primate Sanctuary (Established 1995)
Sanctuary

Director: Tamar Fredman
Phone: 972 (89) 285888   Fax: 972 (89) 285115   E-Mail: fredman@netvision.net.il
C/O Monkey Park, Kfar-Daniel 73125 ISRAEL

Mission: The Israeli primate sanctuary's aims are: 1) provide an immediate shelter for primates that are confiscated by the authorities;or brought in by their owners or released from labs 2) find permanent housing for these animals in parks or sanctuaries , in Israel or abroad; and 3) increase public awareness of the problem of illegal possession of primates

Principal Research Programs: birth control programs in little farms/zoos which keep and breed monkeys in order to prevent surplus monkeys from entering the pet black market

Number of Staff: 7

Supported Species: 5 Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), 1 Cebus olivaceus (wedge-capped capuchin), 1 Cercocebus torquatus (white-collared mangabey), 12 Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), 45 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 12 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 3 Nycticebus pygmaeus (lesser slow loris), 7 Papio cynocephalus (yellow baboon), 2 Papio hamadryas (hamadryas baboon)

Last Updated: 2006-07-27


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