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Primarily Primates (Established 1978)
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Director: Stephen Tello, Executive Director
Phone: 1 (210) 755-4616   Fax: 1 (210) 981-4618   E-Mail:
P.O. Box 207, San Antonio, Texas 78291-0207 UNITED STATES

Mission: As a rehabilitation center and sanctuary for hundreds of primates and other animals, Primarily Primates is committed to being a model of excellence for sanctuaries worldwide. Today the refuge cares for 450 animals, including birds and 63 chimpanzees, and members of 32 species of other primates.

Training Opportunities: No training opportunities available

Number of Staff: 16+

Supported Species: Aotus trivirgatus (owl monkey), Callithrix pygmaea (pygmy marmoset), Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti (red-tailed monkey), Cercopithecus mona (mona monkey), Eulemur albifrons (white-fronted lemur), Eulemur fulvus (brown lemur), Eulemur sanfordi (Sanford's lemur), Hylobates lar (lar gibbon), Lemur catta (ring-tailed lemur), Macaca arctoides (stump-tailed macaque), Macaca assamensis (Assamese macaque), Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque), Macaca nigra (crested black macaque), Microcebus murinus (grey mouse lemur), Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), Saguinus fuscicollis (saddleback tamarin), Saguinus midas (midas tamarin), Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)

Publications: Newsletters seasonally plus other letters and updates.

Primarily Primates News is the newsletter.

Comments: President of Primarily Primates Board of Directors: Priscilla Feral who is also president of Friends of Animals, the international animal advocacy group that manages Primarily Primates Inc.

Last Updated: 2009-03-18

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