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Monkey World, Dorset, England

Updated on December 13, 2014

Monkey World: Ape, Monkey and Primate Rescue Centre in Dorset, England

Monkey World is an Ape, Monkey and Primate rescue centre in Dorset, England, that assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.

Monkey World is a wonderful day out, especially if you have children and can help to educate about these wonderful animals and about animal cruelty.

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Where is Monkey World? - Map of Monkey World in Dorset

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Monkey World: The Excellent Work of the late Jim Cronin

Monkey world in in Wool, near Wareham, Bere Regis, Swanage and Dorchester in Dorset, in the Southwest of England It is also possible to get there by train from London (approximately 3 hours journey from London Waterloo)

Monkey World is open every day of the year except Christmas Day, from 10am until 5pm (or 6pm in July and August)

Please see the Monkey World Web-site for more information about the excellent and extremely important work of Jim Cronin and his wife, Alison.

Gibbon at Monkey World, Dorset

Gibbon at Monkey World, Dorset
Gibbon at Monkey World, Dorset

Monkey Books - Apes and Other Primates

Smaller Monkeys

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    • SayGuddaycom profile image

      SayGuddaycom 5 years ago

      Good stuff

    • joanv334 profile image

      joanv334 6 years ago

      Hello, thanks for the info.

    • ElizabethJeanAl profile image

      ElizabethJeanAl 6 years ago

      Monkeys are so much fun to watch.

    • KokoTravel profile image

      KokoTravel 6 years ago

      More wonderful photos of monkeys! Nice lens!

    • Lady Lorelei profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 7 years ago from Canada

      A subject near and dear to my heart and one that always needs awareness. Great lens.

    • ElizabethJeanAl profile image

      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      I do enjoy the monkeys.

      Thanks for sharing


    • Dianne Loomos profile image

      Dianne Loomos 8 years ago

      Those smaller monkeys are cute! Yes, these primates belong in the wild, and shouldn't be taken for pets.