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
Monkey World | Ape Rescue Centre

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Monkey Life

 
A Primate Planet Productions film

Documenting the work of Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre

 

After ten years of successful filming of Monkey Business, first filmed by Tigress and then by Meridian ITV, Monkey Life was created in 2006. Both series are shown on Animal Planet and other channels worldwide.

 

Set in Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset, UK, Monkey Life follows the nail-biting rescue and rehabilitation stories of some of the most abused and neglected monkeys in the world, and the unwavering hard work of Dr. Alison Cronin, MBE, Jeremy Keeling and their team, in their ongoing mission to stop the illegal smuggling of primates from the wild.  Refugees and chimps that were found abused in laboratories, circus tents or as photographers props are rehabilitated here and given the chance to spend the rest of their days being cared for in a natural environment.

 

Filmed over the course of a year, this heart-warming series follows the day-to-day dramas and personalities of these, our closest relatives.  From power struggles and dramas, to friendship bonds and new additions to the group, Monkey Life follows some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet, and the team who are devoted to working with them.

 
 
LATEST NEWS

Monkey Life - Series 7 Premieres in the UK!

Tune in for the premiere of Monkey Life - Series 7 on Animal Planet from Monday 2nd September 2013 - 6pm and 6.30pm weekdays.


Series 7 Bonanza!

There will be a full day of Monkey Life - Series 7 shown on Sunday 15th September 2013.


Series 8 is in Production!

We are very pleased to announce we're partnering with Discovery Networks International to bring you Series 8 of Monkey Life in late 2014! 

 

 

TRANSMISSION DATES

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SERIES 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 on Animal Planet

Europe, Middle East & Africa
September and October
- 6.15pm weekdays with repeats at 6am and 3pm the following day.


 

DVDs AND MERCHANDISE

 
MONKEY LIFE - Series 4 DVD
 

  On sale in the Monkey World Shop and on Amazon.co.uk for £34.99

  VIEWERS COMMENTS

  "Monkey Life is one of the best reality shows that has ever been on TV"
  "This show is essential in educating the public about the plight of our nearest relative"
  "I love Monkey Life. Thank you so much for such an entertaining and 
informative show" 

 
         
MONKEY LIFE - Series 3 DVD 
 
Monkey Life Series 3 DVD
On sale in the Monkey World Shop and on Amazon.co.uk for £29.99
 
20 half-hour episodes (7.5 hours) on four DVDs, with English subtitles for the hard of hearing, a 12 page episode booklet and extras on the DVD.
 
"The passion of the staff, plus the beautiful and often hilarious monkeys, makes this a great half-hour of TV"- TV TIMES
 
"Moving documentary series" - DAILY MAIL
                      
 
MONKEY LIFE - Series 2 DVD & Posters
 
Monkey Life Series 2 DVD
On sale in the Monkey World Shop and on Amazon.co.uk for £29.99
 
20 half-hour episodes (7.5 hours) on four DVDs, with English subtitles for the hard of hearing, a 12 page booklet and extras on the DVD.
 
"This endearing series is cute enough to thaw even the frostiest of hearts" - DAILY MAIL
 
"Terrific documentary series" - THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
 
Posters are available for sale in the Monkey World shop. 
 
MONKEY LIFE - Series 1 DVD & Merchandise
 
Monkey Life Series 1 DVD
On sale in the Monkey World Shop and on Amazon.co.uk
 
Fourteen episodes with English subtitles, as well as a multitude of extras!  Don't miss the stars of the show gallery, and an 8 page booklet telling you what's in each episode!
 
With births, rivalries and more, it’s better than any of the soaps – and far cuter too!” – SUNDAY EXPRESS
 
An unusually delightful programme – GUARDIAN UNLIMITED
  
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