You Can Have Lunch At This Hidden Primate Sanctuary In North Florida
Whether you have plans or not this summer, you must add monkeying around to your bucket list. One of the largest primate sanctuaries is located in Florida where rehabilitated, retired, and ex-pet monkeys live together.
Lab Monkeys Get Second Chance at Life, Thanks to Florida Woman
Kari Bagnall’s Gainesville home has grown into a monkey paradise. The property has primates of all sorts, including marmosets, tamarins and capuchins. Kari’s a mom of sorts to hundreds of rescued primates. Over half the monkeys at her Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary were brought in from research labs. They were involved in everything from nicotine and cocaine studies to research on vocal cords and cognitive functions.
Carli the Capuchin Home After Three-Day Jaunt
Carli, the capuchin monkey who escaped from Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary on October 21st, was spotted the morning of October 24th munching on corn by a hunter checking his deer stand. She was darted by a state wildlife officer and returned to the sanctuary.
The Story Of The Search For Jungle Friends’ Escaped Capuchin Monkey
No one is sure how Carli escaped, but it took a village to get her back home.
Going Bananas: Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary Hosts Sixth-Annual Monkey Day
Jungle Friends hosted it’s annual open house event, where sanctuary supporters could meet some of the 300 monkeys living at the sanctuary.
Animal Sanctuaries: Jungle Friends
On 42 acres of land in Gainesville, Florida, Kari Bagnall has set up a refuge for monkeys. In total, roughly 300 residents rest in her care. Video at the link!
How Monkeys Stay Cool at Jungle Friends
In the Florida heat, volunteers at Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary have been making sure their roughly 300 monkeys are staying cool this summer.
72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America
The capuchin monkey is deemed the second most dangerous animal in Latin America, beat only by the jaguar. This includes footage and interviews shot at Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary.
Monkey Clings to Best Friend After He Comes Back from Hospital
Mickey, a white-faced capuchin, and his best friend Ebi, a weeper capuchin, are known as the “bad boys” of Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary in Florida. Although they make quite the affectionate duo now, that wasn’t always the case.
Monkey Kept Alone in Garage Was So Depressed He Kept Hurting Himself
A family in Indiana purchased him when he was just 3 days old, through a breeder called Rainbow Primates, Kari Bagnall, founder of Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary in Florida, told The Dodo.
Abandoned Toothless Monkey Gets a Cozy New Home – and a Girlfriend
The email’s sender – identified simply as “D” – told Bagnall she had recently come across a pet carrier dumped by the side of a highway. She checked inside and found a young capuchin monkey who was missing all his teeth and also a good portion of his fur.
County Fairground’s Animal Act Restriction Postponed, Includes Ban on Non-human Primates
Alachua County commissioners are postponing the creation of stricter animal act regulations for the county’s fairgrounds.