The Center For Great Apes, A Local And Non Profit Home For Primates
The Center for Great Apes has rescued 62 apes, and believes “every ape is important.”
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.
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!
Monkeys Saved From Exotic Pet Trade and Research Industry Get a Beautiful New Home
Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch has finished construction on expansive new outdoor habitats, granting former research monkeys the chance to play in trees for what may be the first time in their lives.
Bubbles The Chimp… Living Out Retirement on The Suncoast
He was one of the most famous chimpanzees in entertainment history. Bubbles, the chimp, rose to stardom as the pet of the late pop star Michael Jackson. As Bubbles grew older and stronger, he was retired from showbiz and now, at the age of 34, lives out his days with other chimps at the Center for Great Apes sanctuary in Wauchula.
You Can “Adopt An Ape” on the Suncoast
Watch the video that explores how for over 24 years, the Center for Great Apes sanctuary in Wauchula has been taking in chimps and orangutans and nursing the animals back to both physical and mental health after years in the entertainment business, research laboratories, and in private homes as pets. They currently offer a symbolic “Adopt An Ape” program for either a monthly or annual rate that goes toward the costs of food, medical care, and habitat maintenance.
Walk for the Apes 2018 – 5K Walk & Concert
For the first time ever in Miami, the community is coming together to walk against the human negligence of great apes. Walkers will be able to take part in this historical animal advocacy movement on its first year of inception. They will not only be the voice against the abuse of chimpanzees and orangutans, but also will raise funds for the Center for Great Apes, a 501c nonprofit founded in Miami.
Sue Perkins and the Chimp Sanctuary Review – Cruelty, Survival and Plenty of Tears
A moving tale of mistreatment – from the chimpanzee infected with HIV in a lab to another kept locked in a garage for 15 years – with the presenter and keen animal lover.
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 Finds Love in New Home
At the Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary in Gainesville, Leiah the marmoset has found a new home — and love. The primate sanctuary provides homes for 12 monkey species. Leiah, a 4-year-old common marmoset and former pet from South Florida, became the sanctuary’s newest resident Saturday. Her former owners could no longer take care of Leiah after the death of her partner, Luke, said Lindsey Jean, one of the facility’s caretakers.
Rashida Jones Reveals She Was Attacked by Michael Jackson’s Chimpanzee Bubbles
Rashida Jones revealed on Tuesday’s episode of Desus & Mero of Vice that Michael Jackson‘s chimpanzee, Bubbles, had bitten her on the finger and drawn blood.