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.
Chimp Haven Prepares for First Chimpanzee Discovery Day of 2019
Click the link for video, including an interview with Michelle Reininger, Colony Director at Chimp Haven and an alternate on NAPSA’s Steering Committee.
Local Chimp Sanctuary Inches Closer to Fundraising Goal for Expansion Project
As Chimp Haven prepares to open up for their first Discovery Day of 2019, they’re also in the middle of a multi-million dollar expansion project.
Lone Star Adventure: Discovery Days at Chimp Haven
At the link is a great video explaining how Chimp Haven staff care for the 269 chimpanzees at its sanctuary.
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.
New Life for Former Research Chimps
Under an agreement with University of Louisiana-Lafayette New Iberia Research Center (NIRC), Project Chimps, which is accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, will soon be home to more than 200 chimps that have been retired from research. “What is different about their lives here than their lives in a research setting is they have more choices about where they go, what they do and who they associate with,” said Project Chimps spokeswoman Leslie Wade.
Discovery Day at Chimp Haven
Ashley Gordon from Chimp Haven discusses their upcoming Discovery Day event, as well as the world renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall who visited Chimp Haven recently.
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.
Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch to sponsor event Sept. 16
The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch near Murchison is scheduled to host the Welcome Neighbor Bus Tour.
Discover the Residents of Chimp Haven this Spring
While not regularly open to the public, Chimp Haven, the chimpanzee sanctuary located in Keithville, is welcoming visitors for special Discovery Days this spring.
Monthly Tours at Black Beauty Ranch
The animal sanctuary in Murchison is offering Ranch of Dreams tours once a month, on the second Saturday of each month.
Center for Great Apes Offers Classes
The Center for Great Apes will offer several Ape-ology workshops throughout the year. The workshops are an opportunity to tour and learn about the sanctuary that houses 15 orangutans and 27 chimpanzees.