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Monkey Sanctuary (Wild Futures' Monkey Sanctuary) (Established 1964)
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Director: Rachel Hevesi, Head of Sanctuary
Phone: 44 (1503) 262532   Fax: 44 (1503) 262532   E-Mail:
Looe, Cornwall, England PL13 1NZ UNITED KINGDOM
Institution: Wild Futures
Affiliations: Wild Futures, The Monkey Sanctuary

Mission: * Promoting the welfare, conservation and survival of primates. * Working to end the primate trade and the abuse of primates in captivity. * Conserving natural habitats through education and sustainable living. * Operating a sanctuary to care for victims of the UK primate pet trade

Wild Futures is a UK registered charity founded upon almost five decades of experience as a leader in the field of primate welfare and conservation, environmental education, and sustainable practice.

Wild Futures is committed to protecting primates and habitats worldwide.

Principal Research Programs: * To create and maintain primate sanctuaries with excellent welfare for primates. * To continually develop and improve our understanding, and the welfare, of captive primates * To rescue/rehome rehabilitate and socialise ex pet primates from, primarily the UK trade. * To maintain and develop our relationships with rescue centres and conservation projects overseas to protect primates in their natural habitat.

Training Opportunities: We deliver far reaching education programmes to engage all sectors of the community on primates, conservation and environmental issues. * Pre-booked curricular linked workshops for schools, collegues and universities. * visiting general public * Work experience and volunteering opportunities * Research project opportunities

Number of Staff: 19

Associated Field Sites: Wild Futures is associated with and/or has provided financial assistance to the various conservation and welfare projects worldide, including: * ENTROPIKA UK (Colombia); * NEOTROPICAL PRIMATE CONSERVATION (Peru); * IKAMAPERU (Peru); * EL CENTRO DE RESCATE Y REHABILITACION DE PRIMATES (Chile); * MOROCCAN PRIMATE CONSERVATION FOUNDATION (Morocco); * FUNDACION PRO-CONSERVACION DE LOS PRIMATES PANAMENOS (FCPP) (Panama); OASO NGIRO CONSERVATION CLUB (Kenya)

Publications: "Wild Futures Newsletter" (quarterley); "Guide Book"; Kid's Guide Book"

Last Updated: 2010-12-03

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