Monkey World 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.

Rescue & Rehabilitation
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Donations

For those of you who would like to donate goods to the park, please find detailed below, a list of items that we need and use regularly here at the park.

 

Fruit & Vegetables

Donations of fruit and vegetables enable us to reduce costs on our weekly shopping bill, enabling us to rescue and rehabilitate more primates, however this list is not exclusive and we try to give the primates here at the park as much variety as possible.

         plum garlic
  turnip variety of berries
  paw paw pineapple
  carrot exotic fruits
  grapefruit squash
  kiwi onions
  garlic celeriac
  mango beetroot
  fine beans avocado
  banana oranges
  peaches mooli
  apple grapes
  cabbage Chinese leaf
  pear strawberries
  red pepper  melons
  variety of lettuce tomato
  chicory sweetcorn
  celery radish
  leek spring
  onion cucumber
  fennel parsnip
  cauliflower swede

 

  

Linen

We also get through an incredible amount of blankets, sheets, towels, duvet covers & pillowcases.  The primates simply love them, they play with them, hide under them and enjoy snuggling up in them at bedtime.

Please Note: we are unable to take crochet blankets, the primates are very inquisitive and may get fingers or other body parts stuck in the holes.

 

Toys & Baskets

Our smaller monkeys enjoy nesting inside baskets, small to medium size suits them best however they do need to be quite robust.

Heavy Duty dog toys are a real favourite amongst the primates, Kong toys or feeding balls filled with hidden treats and vegetables provide the apes and monkeys with a good source of enrichment.

 

Vitamins & Supplements

Evening primrose oil and milk thistle capsules.
 

 

Fundraising & Donations

Monkey World has established a charity in memory of its founder, Jim Cronin MBE, to continue his legacy and fund the rescue, rehabiliation, conservation and care of primates.  Donations can be made payable to the Jim Cronin Memorial Fund  and sent to Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre, Longthorns, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HH.  You may also make a donation online at www.justgiving.com/tjcmf.  

For any further information, please email fundraising@jimcroninmemorialfund.org.