PRIMATES



A path dedicated to the enrichment of your knowledge about our closest "next of kin." Meet Mookie and Milo, pay tribute to Willow's memory and learn what co-habitating with a primate (the non-human kind) is all about. 

Willow's Story

Mookie's Story
Pictures of Mookie and Milo

Pictures of Mookie's
New Monkey Room Construction Progress

 

Primate Books

Primate Book Reviews

Information on Primates in the Private Section
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Information on Primates in the Private Section
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Tooth Removal     Other Alterations     Hazards     Shock Collars

Open Wounds & Self Mutilation     Diarrhea Info    

Lifetime Commitment

Thinking about getting a Monkey?
Check out this info first:
Pet Monkey Info
All 50 states laws regarding: wild/exotic animals -
(This link is a PDF file, containing 231 pages of information gathered from individual states' web sites)
     Link to summary of the laws - updated as of August 2003

Who's Who of Federal Oversight of Animal Issues

Primate Resources (Links)

Primate Resources (Product Information)

PRIMATE Articles 
Printed with permission of author Karen Gill
** PRIMATES SOCIAL INTERACTION 
** PRIMATE RELATIONSHIPS:  THE RHESUS FACTOR
** ADULT RHESUS MACAQUE BEHAVIOR
** MACAQUE PMS
** MACAQUE ATTACK
** CAPTIVE HEARTS TO OUR PROVIDING HANDS: 
      LUCY'S STORY 
** Important Factors using a Collar or Harness 
** Holidays and Your Primate 

PULLING INFANT MONKEYS: 
One person's personal experience

Are You Sure You Want a Monkey?

The Truth as I See it. There are many controversial opinions abounding regarding non-human primates. The information found here was researched to the best of my ability. Please note that most of these links to substantiating documentation are to medical, professional or educational facilities NOT to news media articles!!!