Primates Incorporated is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible as charitable contributions.

A Delicious Part of a Peaceful Retirement

Primates Incorporated's mission is to improve the quality of life for monkeys by retiring them from research facilities, private ownerships, and the entertainment industry. Therefore, we have built an indoor/outdoor sanctuary near Westfield, Wisconsin with some lip smackin' good accommodations for even the most temperature-picky monkey seeking retirement. And fruit––we have lots of yummy fruit.

Just the Plain Ol’ Facts

According to the 2015 USDA animal care report, there are approximately 105,000 monkeys living in U.S. research laboratories. Some researchers have asserted that sanctuaries are unnecessary because the monkeys are re-used or euthanized.

However, many other researchers would like to retire their monkeys but are often unable to find space for them at the nine existing sanctuaries. Those monkeys who had a brief chance at retirement will likely not get another opportunity.

Photos (Clockwise, top left to right): A long-tailed Macaque eating a banana; a group of long-tailed macaque’s resting; a rhesus macaque eating a banana. These monkeys do not live at Primates Inc., but are the type of species that will be retired here.

Approximate Monkeys Living
in Wisconsin Research Labs

USDA Animal Care Report 2014

Approximate Monkeys Living
in U.S. Research Labs

USDA Animal Care Report 2014

Monkeys To Be Retired
at Primates Incorporated

View Our Vision

Primates Incorporated believes as long as the FDA testing regulations and the primate research industry exist, the least we can do as a society is give back to the primates by retiring them out of laboratories into spacious and enriching sanctuaries.

Ways You Can Help Our Mission

Events & Fundraisers

Primates Incorporated sponsors and participates in many fundraising events and festivals throughout the year.
Our Next Event:
Rock the Monkey! April 8, 2018
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