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Primate Rescue Center, Inc. (Established 1991)
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Director: April D. Truitt
Phone: 859-858-4866   Fax: 859-858-0044   E-Mail:
2515 Bethel Rd., Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356 UNITED STATES

Mission: The PRC is a rescue and advocacy organization, providing lifetime care for unwanted primates, and assisting sanctuaries coast-to-coast with security issues, transportation assistance and support services. Our mission is to alleviate the suffering of primates wherever it occurs by: Providing sanctuary or referral to appropriate facilities; Working to end the trade in primates both in the US and abroad; Educating the public to the plight of primates caught in the breeder/dealer cycle; Assisting researchers and zoo personnel in finding appropriate placement for surplus primates; Encouraging compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws and animal welfare statutes.

Number of Staff: 5

Publications: "Reaching Out" a quarterly newsletter. Available in PDF form on our website.

Last Updated: 2007-02-27

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