Our Mission

Primates Incorporated’s mission is to improve the quality of life for monkeys from research facilities, private ownerships, and the entertainment industry by providing them with an enriching and spacious indoor/outdoor sanctuary near Westfield, Wisconsin.

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Just the Facts

According to the 2018 USDA animal care report, there are approximately 106,000 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 send the monkeys to a sanctuary, but are often unable to find space for them at the nine existing sanctuaries. Those monkeys who had a brief chance at sanctuary life will likely not get another opportunity.

11,000

Approximate Monkeys Living
in Wisconsin Research Labs

USDA Animal Care Report 2018

106,000

Approximate Monkeys Living
in U.S. Research Labs

USDA Animal Care Report 2018

100

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 sending them to spacious and enriching sanctuaries whenever possible.

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Ways You Can Help Us Help Them

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