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Mars Gets a Buddy

By Breanne Cyr, Primate Behavior Specialist Like us, monkeys are social primates. Therefore, living with at least one other monkey is ideal for their wellbeing and encourages natural behaviors. Our goal at Primates Incorporated is for the monkeys to be able to live as much like wild monkeys as possible, so forming pairs or groups to…

Welcome Bella to Primates Incorporated

Please Welcome Bella to Primates Incorporated! We are so excited to share with you that Primates Incorporated’s newest resident has arrived!! Bella is a 17-year-old vervet monkey that we helped retire from the pet trade. Her caring owners knew she was getting to be too much to handle and sent…

We’re All in the Family

By Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh, Primatologist It’s a beautiful day at the zoo. After navigating the chaotic maze of a map you find yourself looking at a primate that you can’t name but you are certain of one thing, it is definitely a monkey. However, you may be wrong. Just because an…

Primates Deserve Respect in Retirement

source: Capital Times (Below is a letter to the editor sent to the Capital Times from the Founder, Amy M. Kerwin - she makes the case for retiring monkeys from Madison laboratories.)  March 22, 2015 Dear Editor: The coverage of primate research in Madison provided by The Capital Times…