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What are the regulations for housing monkeys?

Primates Incorporated is licensed with the USDA under the category “exhibitor,” which is required if a facility is exposing non-paid staff, such as volunteers and members of the public, to exotic animals. Research laboratories are licensed by the USDA under the category “research facility.” Despite being licensed under different categories, sanctuaries and laboratories must adhere to similar standards of care as well as third-party inspections.


In addition, Primates Incorporated is accredited through the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), whose innovative guidelines help sanctuaries exceed the federal (USDA) standards of care. In addition, we are members of the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA), a nonprofit collaborative organization helping to strengthen the primate sanctuary community and its resources.