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Baby Orangutan Loren Arrives At Monkey World!

Infant orangutan Loren arrives at the park, after travelling first class from Moscow!... More Info


Dr. Alison Cronin reacts to parliament's debate on primates as pets.

Dr. Alison Cronin reacts to parliament's debate on primates as pets.... More Info


MP Richard Drax calls debate on pets as primates

Following Monkey World's petition, MPs debate the law on primates as pets... More Info


Monkey pet trade petition taken to Downing Street

Monkey pet trade petition taken to Downing Street... More Info


Petition for monkey care standards to be handed to Downing Street

Petition for monkey care standards to be handed to Downing Street... More Info


"IT'S TRAGIC AND OUT OF CONTROL"

"IT'S TRAGIC AND OUT OF CONTROL": Monkey World campaigners present pet trade petition to Downing Street... More Info


Campaign for release of orang-utan ‘not a publicity stunt’

A campaign calling for an orang-utan to be released from a zoological park near Pietermaritzburg and transferred to a sanctuary in the UK is neither a... More Info


Dinda moves to Rostock Zoo

It’s from Dorset to Deutschland for one orang-utan after she moved to another home on the continent.... More Info


New arrivals settle in at Monkey World

It's World Orangutan Day. To mark the occasion, Sumatran orphans Bulu Mata and Rieke have moved into a purpose-built playroom crèche at Monkey World i... More Info


Orphan baby Orang-utans graduate to Monkey World crèche

YOUNG orphans Bula Mata and Rieke have moved into Monkey World's playroom crèche - just in time for World Orang-utan Day.... More Info


Video: World Orangutan Day - Watch babies cuddle and play

In time for World Orangutan Day, Sumatran orangutan orphans Bulu Mata and Rieke move into a purpose-built playroom creche inside Europe's Orangutan Nu... More Info


Our 6 most impressive - and adorable - orangutans on the planet on World Orangutan Day

It’s World Orangutan Day today! Did you remember? No, didn’t think so.... More Info


GREAT APES: Orphan baby orangutans settling into new home

CHEEKY monkeys have settled in to a purpose-built playroom just in time for World Orang-utan Day.... More Info


Monkey-mad school boy inspires donation

A six-year-old boy from Ashford who wrote a letter to a health food chain about donating food to Monkey World has seen his wish come true.... More Info


Young Boy Donates Birthday Money To Monkey World

After watching his favourite tv programme, a certain simian enthusiast named Harry Walton used his birthday money to buy food and supplements for the... More Info


Letter written by Harry Walton, 6, from Ashford, brings big delivery of food to Monkey World in Ware

Monkeys at a rescue centre are tucking into their favourite cereals, nuts and dried fruit thanks to a big-hearted young fan.... More Info


Heart-warming letter by schoolboy inspires huge donation to Monkey World

A HEART-warming letter written by a monkey-mad six-year-old inspired a delivery of more than £3,000 worth of goodies to the Monkey World sanctuary in... More Info


Hunt for new mother for rescued orangutans

They have spent their short lives being looked after by humans, but now these Sumatran orangutans are looking for new families.... More Info


Abandoned orangutan Rieke arrived in Dorset - and already has a playmate

Baby orangutan Rieke has arrived Monkey World in Dorset, the world's largest Rescue Centre for great apes.... More Info


Abandoned at birth and looking for love: The adorable baby orangutan hoping to find a mum

ABANDONED at birth, and unable to even sit up on her own, this six-week old orangutan just wants a mum.... More Info


Play time at Europe's only orangutan creche

Primate Care Staff at Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset have welcomed a second baby Sumatran orangutan.... More Info


Dorset's Monkey World welcomes baby orang-utans

Monkey World in Dorset has welcomed a second baby Sumatran orang-utan to the park.... More Info


All I want is a Mummy: Abandoned at birth, the baby orangutan hoping to find family in UK Read more

Six-week-old orangutan Rieke rejected by her 11-year-old mother at birth... More Info


Affenbaby Rieke hat schon Freunde gefunden

Bulu Mata tobt jetzt mit Rieke... More Info


Baby Rieke is new arrival for Monkey World

MONKEY World staff have welcomed their latest arrival to the ape rescue centre - a baby orphan Sumatran orang-utan called Rieke.... More Info


Meet Rieke, the teeny-tiny three-week-old orangutan!

We can't stop looking at this utterly adorable baby orangutan – just look how gorgeous she is!... More Info


The premature baby orang-utan that's just happy to be monkeying around

Rieke the baby orang-utan is off-the-scales cute, despite being just 4lbs at birth... More Info


Rieke hat den Flecken-Look

Berlin – Grau sind ihre Beinchen. Auch der milchgefüllte Trommelbauch ist nicht orangtypisch rot. Rieke, seit wann bist du gescheckt wie eine Holstein... More Info


Orang-Utan-Baby "Rieke" in Berliner Zoo präsentiert

2.290 Gramm schweres Affen-Baby wurde von seiner Mutter verstoßen... More Info


Photos: Rieke the Orphaned Orangutan Gets New Caretaker

Zookeeper Ruben Gralki stepped in as a makeshift 'mom' for Rieke. slideshow... More Info


Bye, bye Rieke. Baby orangutan on the move

The baby orangutan Rieke has left the Berlin Zoo.... More Info


How could anyone reject such a cute ape?

Tiny orangutan abandoned by her mother is being transported to Britain (and doesn't she look happy about it!)... More Info


A new star attraction at the Berlin Zoo

She’s just a few weeks old, but little Rieke is already a star.... More Info


Baby orangutan Rieke presented at Berlin zoo

Just one month old and already a media star, baby orangutan Rieke made her first appearance at Berlin Zoo.... More Info


Cutest baby orangutan ever wins hearts at Berlin Zoo

Look at that face. I can hardly take it!... More Info


Germany: Baby orangutan Rieke is bottle-fed at Berlin Zoo

Like any new father, Ruben Gralki is learning just how much is involved in caring for a newborn.... More Info


BABY ORANGUTAN RIEKE DEBUTS AT BERLIN ZOO

(TODAY Show) Baby orangutan Rieke, who made her first public appearance today, has captured the hearts of everyone around her.... More Info


Ape rescue centre’s new arrivals get ready to monkey around

THE ARRIVAL of some special babies in Dorset has guaranteed there will be plenty of little ones monkey-ing around this year.... More Info


Baby orangutan Rieke presented at Berlin zoo

Just one month old and already a media star, baby orangutan Rieke made her first appearance at Berlin Zoo on Friday.... More Info


TWO internet sensations have been spotted celebrating the New Year in Dorset.

YouTube stars Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes – otherwise known as Zoella and Pointless Blog – celebrated the New Year with a trip to Lulworth Cove.... More Info


Live News Interviews

Live News Interviews with Dr Alison Cronin about orang-utan baby, Bulu Mata... More Info


Orphaned orang-utan Bulu Mata welcomed by new adoptive family in Dorset

ALL orphaned baby orang-utan Bulu Mata wants for Christmas is a new family.... More Info


Mother wanted for orphaned orangutan

A British charity is seeking a new mum for a 15-week-old orangutan, after his birth mother died suddenly shortly after he was born.... More Info


Video: Bulu Mata Is Being Cared For At Monkey World In Dorset

A fifteen-week-old orphan orangutan is hoping to find a new family to adopt him.... More Info


Video: Fifteen-week-old orphan orangutan needs a mother

Bulu Mata was moved from Budapest Zoo last week and is being introduced to his new family.... More Info


Orphan orangutan who just wants a Mummy

Monkey charity hopes to unite 12-week-old Bulu Mata with adoptive mother after his own died suddenly shortly... More Info


Looking for a unusual Christmas gift? Why not adopt a primate at Monkey World

The gift shop at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre will be open late for Christmas shopping tomorrow.... More Info


8 DHJETOR 2014

Three-month-old baby orangutan Bulu Mata is prepared to travel to his new home, the Monkey World of Dorset, United Kingdom... More Info


Pictures Of The Day: Monday 8th December 2014

Three-month old orangutan baby Bulu Mata (literally: huge eyelashes) is prepared to travel to his new home, the Monkey World of Dorset, United Kingdom... More Info


Day in pictures: 8 December 2014

Bulu Mata, a three-month old orangutan, prepares to leave Budapest Zoo for his new home at Monkey World in Dorset, UK. He was orphaned when he was bor... More Info


Hungary for Britain

Three-month-old baby orangutan Bulu Mata (literally: huge eyelashes) is prepared to travel to his new home, Monkey World in Dorset, United Kingdom... More Info


How “Unprecedented” International Cooperation Saved One Little Primate’s Life

His name is Buddy, and he’s one lucky little slow loris... More Info


VIDEO: Very Important Primate brought 5,000 miles to Dorset in rescue mission

A RARE VIP – Very Important Primate- was flown 5,000 miles to his new Dorset home after being confiscated in a drug raid.... More Info


Ape Rescue Centre at Monkey World in Dorset homes Bengal slow loris confiscated during Maldive drug

A vulnerable primate has been flown more than 5,000 miles from the Maldives to start a new life in the West Country... More Info


Bengal slow loris finds new home in Dorset

Loris named Kalo was seized after drugs raid in the Maldives

A Bengal slow loris is settling in to a new home at Monkey World's Ape Rescu... More Info


Bengal slow loris finds new home in Dorset

Loris named Kalo was seized after drugs raid in the Maldives

A Bengal slow loris is settling in to a new home at Monkey World's Ape Rescu... More Info


Rare Slow Loris Given New Home At Dorset's Monkey World

A vulnerable primate's been flown more than 5,000 miles from the Maldives to start a new life at Monkey World in Dorset.... More Info


Slow loris jets in to UK safety

A vulnerable primate has been flown more than 5,000 miles from the Maldives to start a new life in Britain.... More Info


Bengal slow loris flies to UK safety

It is hoped the rare primate will live at the Shaldon Wildlife Trust in Devon and befriend another slow loris called Doris... More Info


Slow loris confiscated in drugs raid flown to Britain for safety

Kalo, the Bengal slow loris, is flown 5,000 miles to the Ape Rescue Centre at Monkey World in Dorset... More Info


Endangered monkey that was seized in a drugs raid is flown more than 5,000 miles from the Maldives t

British Airways is used to flying VIPs around the world but a recent passenger was one of their more unusual.... More Info


Rare primate rescued during drugs raid to start new life thanks to Monkey World

A RARE protected primate rescued by police during a drugs raid in the Maldives will soon be starting a new life thanks to Dorset’s Monkey World.... More Info


Breakfast in Dorset Show with Steve Harris

Interview with Dr Alison Cronin MBE... More Info


Slow Loris spared euthanasia by UK conservationist group

The slow loris illegally trafficked into the Maldives has been spared euthanasia after Monkey World - a center for abused and neglected primates – off... More Info


Monkey around with your kids at Monkey World

IF you’re looking for somewhere to take your little monkeys this summer, look no further than Monkey World.... More Info


TV company wants to raise £197,000 to save axed Monkey World TV show

THE team behind long-running television wildlife documentary, Monkey Life, have launched a £200,000 fundraising drive to help save their show.... More Info


Monkey World director calls for new laws on keeping primates as pets

MONKEY World has sounded the alarm after being swamped by ever-more calls to re-house animals being kept in misery as pets.... More Info


MPs demand accurate data on primate pet numbers

MPs are calling for urgent government action to determine how many primates are being kept as pets across the UK.... More Info


Lack Of Rules 'Putting Pet Primates At Risk'

They are often popularised on TV or in the movies but many pet primates are at risk as owners do not know how to care for them.... More Info


Calls for tougher laws on pet monkeys

Monkeys have been a status symbol and the must-have celebrity pet for years.... More Info


Achievements at Monkey World

SPRING is always a “great time to reflect on achievements” say staff at Wool’s Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre.... More Info


Monkey World staff reflect on adoption achievements and home-grown families

MOTHER’S Day was a ‘great time to reflect on our achievements’, said staff at Wool’s Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre.... More Info


Monkey World staff say thanks to visitors for primate gifts

MONKEY World staff have thanked everyone who took part in their ‘Kid for a Quid’ initiative.... More Info


Health fears for the 9,000 monkeys we keep as pets:

Up to 9,000 monkeys are being kept as pets in homes around the UK and their popularity is rising exponentially, MPs have heard.... More Info


Monkey World director Dr Alison Cronin to give evidence to MPs on new primate care legislation

MONKEY World director Dr Alison Cronin will be giving evidence to a House of Commons select committee today, as Parliament looks to review legislation... More Info


Monkey World director heads to London in bid to change pet trade legislation

MONKEY World director Dr Alison Cronin will head to London tomorrow in a bid to change legislation concerning the care of wild animals in the pet trad... More Info


Starved monkey in boozer

A MAN who kept a pet monkey so badly neglected it had started to eat its own tail was caught after he took it to a pub, a court heard yesterday.... More Info


Malnourished monkey given new lease of life

A MALNOURISHED marmoset that was kept in a birdcage in a bedroom has been given a new lease of life at Monkey World.... More Info


Man handed animal ban over monkey cruelty

A man has been banned from keeping animals for life after a South American monkey was found captive in a birdcage.... More Info


Basingstoke man banned from keeping animals for life after taking his pet monkey to the pub

A BASINGSTOKE dad has been banned from keeping animals indefinitely after he took his pet monkey to the pub on a lead and kept him in a birdcage.... More Info


The Horror of suburbia's squalid pet monkey trade:

Thanks to stars like Justin Bieber the animals are all the rage, but behind the fad is shocking cruelty... More Info


Monkey mistreated by Basingstoke man

HE WAS taken to a pub on a lead, was kept in a birdcage, and only weighed as much as an orange when he was rescued from the home of his Basingstoke ow... More Info


Chimpanzee twins Thelma and Louise were born to mum Cherri last week

TWO new 'surprise' additions have been welcomed at Monkey World ape rescue centre.... More Info


Simian fun in West Dorset this summer

MONKEY around at one of West Dorset’s top animal attractions this summer.... More Info


Animal ban for man who kept squirrel monkey in office birdcage

A Chelsea man who kept his pet squirrel monkey in a birdcage in his office has been banned from keeping animals for two years... More Info


Rescued monkey finds love as Chelsea man is banned from keeping animals

A Chelsea man who kept his pet squirrel monkey in a birdcage in his office has been banned from keeping animals for two years... More Info


Monkey Mobile helps Dorset Sanctuary spread the important conservation message

IMPORTANT conservation messages are being spread as staff at a Dorset attraction hit the road in the 'Monkey Mobile'... More Info


RSPCA calls for primate pet ban

Primates make unsuitable pets, says charity... More Info


'Monkey Mobile' will help spread Monkey World message

THRILLED Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre staff have taken delivery of their very own ‘Monkey Mobile’.... More Info


Graham Mack at Jack FM interviews Alison Cronin!

Old friend of the park, Graham Mack, interviewed Alison about the pet trade in primates, further to reports of Justin Bieber's pet capuchin monkey... More Info


PICTURES: Baby monkey happy in nappies

Staff at Monkey World in Dorset say they were delighted by a recent donation of 25 cases of premature baby nappies from Attends Healthcare Group.... More Info


Monkey World staff delighted with nappy donation for young woolly monkey

GRATEFUL staff at Wool’s Monkey World are delighted by a rather unusual donation – 25 cases of tiny premature-baby nappies.... More Info


A monkey in need? We’re nappy to help!

It was just another day at the office for staff at a city healthcare firm – until they took an unusual phone order for premature baby nappies.... More Info


Tiny Nappies For Baby Woolly Monkey

Staff at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset have been donated 25 cases of premature baby nappies to help them hand-rear a tiny baby monkey.... More Info


Rejected Baby Monkey Given New Nappies

Staff at Dorset's Monkey World were 'ape-solutely' delighted by a recent donation of premature baby nappies.... More Info


Large Tiny Nappy Donation Delights Monkey World

Staff at Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset were delighted by a recent donation of 25 cases of premature baby nappies from Attends Healthcare... More Info


Ay! Que Bueno!

Teeny-tiny monkey may just be world's cutest... More Info


Ape Expectations: Enjoying a spot of monkey business at Dorset's wildlife haven

As a child I longed for a monkey, in the days when you couls easily buy one from a pet shop. How things, thanksfully, have changed.... More Info


Monkey World boss to hand-rear rare woolly monkey

DELIGHTED staff at Wool’s Monkey World - Ape Rescue centre have welcomed a surprise arrival to the park.... More Info


Dorset's Monkey world urging more people to sign petition against UK primate pet trade

MONKEY World is urging more people to sign a petition against the UK primate pet trade after a man was found guilty of neglect of two marmosets last... More Info


Marmosets given new lease of life at Monkey World

TWO young marmosets have been given a new lease of life at Dorset’s Monkey World Centre after their owner was found guilty of neglect last week.... More Info


Disabled man banned from keeping monkeys for life...

A cruel pet owner who kept two marmosets in appalling conditions at his squalid home has been banned from keeping monkeys for life. Read more: http:/... More Info


The Dorset Hall of Fame

On Thursday 18th October 2012, Heart hosted a very special awards ceremony - The Dorset Hall Of Fame.... More Info


A Giant Leap for Ape Kind: Friends to take part in mass bungee jump at Monkey World

Four daredevil co-workers from Poole are among 47 brave bungee jumpers taking a giant leap at Purbeck's Monkey World... More Info


Monkey World Rescue Marmosets

Monkey World is continuing to appeal for signatures on their petition against the UK primate pet trade, after a marmoset owner pleaded guilty of four... More Info


Tourism businesses recognised at Dorset Business Awards

TOURISM businesses are being urged to go for gold in Olympic year by entering the Dorset Tourism Award in the Daily Echo-backed Dorset Business Awards... More Info


RSPCA: Cruel pet trade condemned after man admits neglecting marmosets

Primates as pets should be banned, says RSPCA... More Info


Jeremey's Monkey Ride 2012

H.O.G. members are renowned for their charity work, and later this month one keen rider from the UK will be undertaking a very special journey.... More Info


Monkey World boss in 900 mile bike ride in aid of Jim Cronin Memorial Fund

MONKEY World animal director Jeremy Keeling is set to retrace the life- saving journey of the park’s first nine chimpanzees... More Info


Monkey World to celebrate its 25th anniversary

One of Dorset's most famous attractions will soon celebrate its 25th anniversary... More Info


He’ll go ape if bike fails him!

HIS monkey marathon may still be over a month away but a Leighton man is already getting into the swing of things ahead of his rare challenge of speed... More Info


Are Regulations to Keep Primates as Pets Working?

A ban on people having monkeys as pets is not needed, according to the government. Primate experts argue that it is cruel to keep them at home because... More Info


Alex Pople, 14, from Norton, becomes a reporter for the day at Monkey World in Dorset

A TEENAGER with a passion of animals has helped make a documentary about one of the country’s leading rescue centres.... More Info


Hundreds turn up to gala event to remember Monkey World founder Jim Cronin

NEARLY 300 guests raised vital funds and paid tribute to Monkey World founder Jim Cronin at a special event in Poole.... More Info


Home Sweet Home!

Building work starts on a new jungle house in Borneo for rescued orangutan Mely and her pals.... More Info


Rescuing wildlife: Part 2: The paradise of primates

In the middle of the Cat Tien National Park in Dong Nai province is located a small island, called Dao Tien (the island of fairies), where there are f... More Info


Monkey World Wants Your Old Blankets!

Dorset's Monkey World is after some more blankets to keep their 240-plus apes and monkeys warm this winter!... More Info


Kid for a Quid at Monkey World this Half Term

If you’re struggling with ideas to keep the kids entertained this half term and are dreading those 3 little words ‘Mum, I’m bored!’ then bring them to... More Info


Wool's Monkey World needs help keeping animals warm

IN the freezing weather, staff at Wool’s Monkey World ape rescue centre have appealed for Echo readers to spare a thought for their primates.... More Info


Winter blanket appeal to help apes

Donations of blankets and towels are needed by Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset for their primates to use as freezing temperatures take hold a... More Info


It's brass monkeys out there... and these primates need your help to keep warm

It's going to be freezing brass monkeys out there this weekend, as these primates know all too well.... More Info


Overweight orangutan shifts 25kg

An overweight orangutan is starting 2012 much lighter after being rescued by Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset.... More Info


A Successful New Year’s Resolution for Dieting Orang-utan Oshine!

Oshine was rescued by the centre in August 2010 from South Africa, where she had been kept as a pet for 12 years. At that time, she tipped the scales... More Info


'Britain's Fattest Orangutan' Oshine Loses 25kg on Diet

The 14 years old Oshine was scaling at around 100kg (220lb) when she found the Dorset-based South African Monkey World ape rescue centre earlier in Au... More Info


Orang-utan loses 25kg on new diet

A new year's resolution for Britain's fattest orang-utan has paid off after she lost a quarter of her body weight.... More Info


New diet results are in for Monkey World

Oshine, the Bornean orang-utan hit the headlines last year due to her unusually huge size when she arrived at Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre.... More Info


Chunky monkey Oshine is one super slimmer at Bovington ape sanctuary

A New Year’s resolution for Britain’s fattest orang-utan has paid off after she lost a quarter of her body weight.... More Info


At least someone kept their New Year's resolution

Britain's fattest orangutan has lost nearly four stone after her successful diet... More Info


'Britain's fattest orangutan' Oshine loses 25kg on diet

An obese orangutan has lost a quarter of her body weight after swapping her diet of sweets for fruit and veg.... More Info


Goodbye Cheetah: Tarzan's sidekick – or fraud of the jungle?

Hollywood mourns Cheetah the chimpanzee. But could a chimp have lived to the age of 80?... More Info


Britain's fattest orangutan Oshine loses quarter of her body weight after going on a diet

A New Year's resolution for Britain's fattest orangutan has paid off after she lost a quarter of her body weight.... More Info


Oshine the orang-utan loses 25kg on new diet

A New Year's resolution for Britain's fattest orang-utan has paid off after she lost a quarter of her body weight.... More Info


Oshine the orang-utan loses 25kg on new diet

A New Year’s resolution for Britain’s fattest orang-utan has paid off after she lost a quarter of her body weight.... More Info


Dorset Business Awards 2011: judges comments

Astounding enterprises celebrated in style at the 2011 Daily Echo-backed Dorset Business Awards Gala Dinner.... More Info


Wave 105.2FM News - Dorset Business Awards

(Radio news exert featuring Dr Alison Cronin MBE)... More Info


Monkey world wins prize in Dorset Business Awards

Monkey World scooped a prestigious prize at the 2011 Dorset Echo-backed Dorset Business Awards Gala Dinner.... More Info


Monkey World Triumph At Dorset Business Awards

Monkey World in Wareham are swinging from the trees this morning after walking away with a prize at the Dorset Business Awards last night.... More Info


Dorset Business Awards winners announced

MONKEY World Ape Rescue in Wareham has been awarded a top tourism award at the Dorset Echo-backed Dorset Business Awards Gala Dinner.... More Info


Two marmoset monkeys seized from Plymouth flat

TWO marmoset monkeys seized from a Cattedown flat by the RSPCA are now being cared for at a monkey sanctuary.... More Info


A cosy winter ahead for monkeys thanks to Hayes House

WHEN Susan Abbott heard that Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre needed bedding to keep their primates warm in winter she decided to help out.... More Info


Monkey World primates set to star in soap opera

THE Monkey World soap opera, now in its record-breaking fifteenth year, makes a welcome return to the small screen this week.... More Info


Epidermolysis Bullosa sufferer Harry Churchill and family get tour of Monkey World

Poole toddler Harry Churchill had a whale of a time when his family were treated to a VIP tour of Monkey World – even getting up close to the ringtail... More Info


Bananas about monkeys!

Bananas about monkeys! From obese orang-utans to abandoned chimps wherever there’s a primate in peril one woman will come to the rescue...... More Info


Crash diet for a chunky monkey

AN OBESE ape is seeing the benefits of a crash diet and exercise regime.... More Info


Pictures of the day: 29 July 2011

Britain's fattest orangutan has lost a fifth of her body weight after changing her ways.... More Info


Britain's Fattest Orangutan On A Diet

Britain's fattest orangutan has lost a fifth of her body weight after changing her ways. Tubby Oshine tipped the scales at 100kg - more than double h... More Info


Britain's fattest orang-utan Oshine loses 20kg after ditching the sweets

Oshine shot to fame as Britain's fattest orang-utan, but now she is king of the slimmers after ditching her diet of sweets, jelly and marshmallows. R... More Info


Oshine the obese orang-utan drops 20kg at Monkey World thanks to ‘O’ Diet

A MORBIDLY obese orang-utan who weighed twice her natural bodyweight when she arrived at Purbeck’s Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre is winning the fight... More Info


'Britain's fattest orangutan' Oshine loses 20kg on diet

An orangutan said to be the fattest in Britain has lost a fifth of her body weight after being put on a diet.... More Info


UK's fattest orangutan sheds pounds

Britain's fattest orangutan has lost a fifth of her body weight after changing her ways. Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/breaking-news/o... More Info


Dr Alison Cronin praises makers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Monkey World boss Dr Alison Cronin has praised the makers of a Hollywood science fiction film for their sensitive portrayal of animal experimentation.... More Info


Ape centre steps in to help victim

IT took Monkey World to restore a pensioner’s faith in human nature after she was targeted by a trio of con artists.... More Info


DJ Chris Evans goes ape for his magnificent seven

RADIO DJ and Ferrari enthusiast Chris Evans drove some Italian flair into the heart of Daily Echo country yesterday.... More Info


DJ Chris Evans visits Monkey World

DJ Chris Evans made a pit stop at Monkey World as part of his three day charity challenge.... More Info


DJ Chris Evans' charity road trip ends at Chewton Glen Hotel

DJ Chris Evans showed off his £12m pride and joy - at a Hampshire hotel.... More Info


East Grinstead couple tie the knot at Monkeyworld

A COUPLE were determined not to ape other couples when they tied the knot – so got married surrounded by monkeys.... More Info


Monkey Life 5

Premieres Mondays from 29th August 6.00pm & 6.30 pm... More Info


Sanctuary director in scathing attack

Monkey World director Dr Alison Cronin has launched a stinging attack on the research of a visiting American academic and has urged students in the... More Info


Cancun's Illegal Chimpanzees: Coco and Bryan

It is an attraction that Mexican authorities and campaigners would rather not exist at all. Yet tourists, often unaware of the private cruelties... More Info


Crossways musician inspired to write song about rescued chimp

A RESCUED chimpanzee from Monkey World has inspired a Crossways musician to write a new song.... More Info


Monkey World becomes mummy world for Mother's Day

MOTHER’S Day will take on a special significance at Purbeck’s Monkey World ape rescue centre tomorrow.... More Info


Monkey Business: Meeting the playful primates of Monkey World in Dorset

It's not immediately obvious who is watching who. As I stroll with my boyfriend, a troop of ring-tailed lemurs come over for a closer look with what... More Info


Kiki the rescued chimpanzee welcomed at Monkey World

STAFF at Dorset’s Monkey World ape rescue centre have welcomed their latest arrival, a chimpanzee saved from nine years of solitary confinement in the... More Info


Monkey World rescue chimpanzee from Lebanon

A RESCUED chimpanzee is settling into a new life in Dorset after being plucked to safety from the Middle East. Kiki is a nine-year-old female chimp... More Info


Baby orang-utan travels first-class

An abandoned baby orang-utan had a luxury journey to its new adoptive home - as a first-class passenger on a cruise ferry.... More Info


Baby Orangutang Travels First Class on Ferry

An abandoned baby orang-utan had a luxury journey to its new adoptive home – as a first-class passenger on a cruise ferry.... More Info


First-class travel for orang-utan as he takes ferry from Spain to Dorset

Abandoned orang-utan Silvestre was treated to first-class travel on a luxury ferry as he left his home in Spain for a new life in Wareham, Dorset.... More Info


Orangutan makes great esc-APE

AN ape abandoned by his mum became first pri-mate after being taken to his new home in a ship's first class cabin... More Info


King of the cabin: Abandoned baby orangutan's first class cruise to new home in Britain

The stress of travelling can sometimes make you go ape. And when you’re a young orphan facing a daunting trip abroad a little luxury goes a long way.... More Info


Silvestre the orphaned orang-utan gets new family at Monkey World

SILVESTRE, an orphaned Sumatran orangutan, is getting to know his new family at a world-renowned Purbeck primate sanctuary.... More Info


Orphaned Sumatran Orang-utan gets a New Adopted Family at Monkey World

At the end of last week, Silvestre, an 11-month-old Sumatran orang-utan (Pongo abelii), was moved from Santillana Zoo in Spain to Monkey World... More Info


Orphaned Sumatran Orang-utan gets a New Adopted Family at Monkey World

At the end of last week, Silvestre, an 11-month-old Sumatran orang-utan (Pongo abelii), was moved from Santillana Zoo in Spain to Monkey World – Ape R... More Info


Monkeys fly-in to Southampton Airport

THERE was some serious monkey business at Southampton Airport last night when ten stump-tailed Macaques passed through the terminal on their way to a... More Info


Who are you calling a chunky monkey?

Mail writer swaps slimming tips with Oshine, Britain's fattest orang-utan... More Info


Tubby orangutan arrives at Monkey World

AN OBESE orangutan has been transported frim South Africa... More Info


Right, no more monkey business! Weighing in at 15st, Britain's fattest orang-utan is put on a diet

Before you ask, no, Oshine the orang-utan is not happy about her new diet.... More Info


Obese orang-utan Oshine latest addition to Monkey World

THE LATEST addition at Purbeck's Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre holds the unenviable title of the largest orang-utan in Britain... More Info


Oshine the Orang-utan Arrives at Monkey World!

Staff at Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset are pleased to welcome a new arrival at the park – Oshine the orang-utan!... More Info


DJ Chris Evans in Ferrari visit to Monkey World

The Chris Evans Drive and Dine Magnificent Seven saw drivers and guests get the chance to take seven vintage Ferrari models for a spin in the countrys... More Info


Drive and Dine 2010 - The Show from Chris's House

On Thursday 1 July, we kicked off a four-day Children in Need extravaganza with a live Breakfast broadcast from Chris's home. See photos from the show... More Info


Chris Evans drive and dine rolls into Dorset

BBC Radio 2 broadcaster Chris Evans talks about the Children in Need Dine and Drive 2010 event he organised with his team, which called into Monkey Wo... More Info


New research uncovers orang-utan behaviour

WHEN children blow raspberries at you it usually means they’re feeling playful – and new research suggests the same is true for the orang-utan.... More Info


A hairy tale of a lasting love at Purbeck monkey sanctuary

Monkey World co-founder Jeremy Keeling, 53, has committed his story – and that of the world-famous animal sanctuary – to print for the first time.... More Info


Flak for orangutan kickboxing

Thailand, where kickboxing is a popular spectator sport, an unusual show pitting orangutans against each other, has drawn criticism from animal right... More Info


JEREMY KEELING: The orangutan who saved my life

Scarred by his traumatic childhood, Jeremy Keeling found solace working with exotic animals. Now, in his enchanting and touching book, he reveals how... More Info


Anger as penguins and monkeys visit Kingland House Residential Home

CONSERVATIONISTS have attacked the decision to bring a captive monkey and two penguins to a Poole nursing home for the day.... More Info


Go Wild at Monkey World

Let your little monkeys go wild this Easter.... More Info


A (six) grand gesture helps Monkey World

How much would you pay for a VIP tour of Monkey World with Dr Alison Cronin as your personal guide?... More Info


Woolly wonder will pull in the crowds at Monkey World

THE latest addition to the Monkey World family should prove a star attraction this Easter... More Info


Monkey World founder Jim Cronin died three years ago

“I WISH he could have been there.”... More Info


Monkey World primates get to grips with big freeze

IF you thought the Arctic Monkeys were just a band, then take a look at these chaps.... More Info


Primates on the Brink

25 sub-species of primates are hanging on by a thread...... More Info


New baby Jin's a tonic for staff at Monkey World

THE orang-utans at Monkey World have been welcoming baby Jin to the fold.... More Info


Baby Orang-utan Born at Monkey World!

Monkey World's breeding programme for endangered species hails another success!... More Info


EAST Releases Rescued Endangered Primates!

Having been stolen from the wild, primates are relased back into the forests in Vietnam!... More Info


With this orang, I thee wed

WALK with the animals, talk with the animals... get married with the animals?... More Info


Monkey business for wedding party

An ape rescue centre has been granted a wedding licence for couples to tie the knot among chimpanzees.... More Info


Monkey venue for weddings

An ape rescue centre is hoping couples will opt for some monkey business when they tie the knot.... More Info


Baby gibbon from Dorset's Monkey World faces big destiny in Vietnam

THIS latest addition to the Monkey World family could play its part in establishing a milestone for the Purbeck rescue centre. It is hop...... More Info


Army throws in the towel for monkeys

Monkeys left shivering in the cold at an animal sanctuary are warming up after an appeal for towels and blankets resulted in 10,000 being do...... More Info


Gibbon it up for the monkeys

MORE than 1,000 towels have winged their way to Monkey World thanks to the public.After the Purbeck rescue centre contacted 2CR FM about...... More Info


Monkey Towels!

A few weeks ago we received some sad news at 2CR FM Towers. The monkeys at Monkey World were running low on bath towels- they use them all t...... More Info


Woolly monkey born at sanctuary

A rare woolly monkey has been born at a Dorset animal sanctuary as part of an endangered species breeding programme.The primate, named D...... More Info


That's the wonder of a Woolly monkey

Watch video DIEGO sports a tiny nappy and rubs his face against his "mother's" cheek.This tiny bundle of fur represents hope for his ...... More Info


Lần đầu ti?n mổ mắt cho một c? voọc

C?c b?c sĩ khu Phẫu thuật Nh?n đạo Bệnh viện Mắt TP HCM vừa mổ th?nh c?ng đ&#...... More Info


Lần đầu ti?n phẫu thuật đục thủy tinh thể cho &#

C?c y b?c sĩ tại BV Mắt TPHCM v? voọc Mika.Ng?y 1-12, tin từ BV Mắt TPHCM cho biết, chỉ sau...... More Info


Cheeky Charlie is aped by sculptor...

HE was one of Monkey World?s very first inhabitants and now this cheeky chap has been immortalised in bronze.London sculptor Andy Garner...... More Info


Tribute to Monkey World founder

A SCULPTURE in memory of Monkey World founder Jim Cronin is being unveiled tomorrow night... More Info


A fitting tribute to Jim and Charlie

IT is certain to be one of the most visited spots in Monkey World at Wool.A quiet area of woodland deep in the heart of the park is now ...... More Info


Founder's statue at monkey centre

A statue has been unveiled at an animal rescue centre in Dorset in memory of its late founder.Jim Cronin set up Monkey World Ape Rescue ...... More Info


Monkey World backs Bafta decision over Tarzan's Cheeta

MONKEY World director Dr Alison Cronin has applauded BAFTA's decision not to honour Tarzan's chimp Cheeta with a special award.An onli...... More Info


Monkey World Jim's statue to be unveiled

A BRONZE bust of Monkey World founder Jim Cronin is to be unveiled at the Purbeck sanctuary this weekend.The specially commissioned scul...... More Info


Gwen 'humbled' by Hero of Year award

A WOMAN who dedicates every day of her life to helping the homeless, stroke victims and families has been crowned Bournemouth's Hero of the...... More Info


Praise for ape report

MONKEY World has praised a report into the perilous situation faced by the world's monkeys and apes.The International Union for the Con...... More Info


Jim's passion makes better world for apes

HAPPY and carefree in their new home, these golden cheeked gibbons can look forward to a better life thanks to Dorset's Monkey World.As...... More Info


Carrying on Jim's work

The widow of the late Jim Cronin, founder of Dorset's Monkey World has opened a primate conservation centre in Vietnam. Alison Cronin was d...... More Info


Monkey World Opens New Ape Rehabilitation Centre in Vietnam

Today, the founder of Monkey World the Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset, proudly announced the opening of their new Ape Rehabilitation Centre in ...... More Info


Vườn Quốc gia Nam C?t Ti?n: Đưa v?o hoạt động Trung t?m

(NLĐ)- Vườn Quốc gia Nam C?t Ti?n vừa đưa v?o hoạt động Trung t?m Cứu hộ ...... More Info


Khoa học - M?i trường

Ng?y 5-7, tại Vườn Quốc gia C?t Ti?n, đ? diễn ra lễ k? thỏa ước Dự ?n "x?y d...... More Info


Trung t?m cứu hộ động vật tại Vườn quốc gia Nam

Ng?y 12/7, Vườn quốc gia Nam C?t Ti?n đ? đưa v?o hoạt động Trung t?m cứu hộ ...... More Info


Đưa v?o hoạt động trung t?m cứu hộ động vật

Ng?y 12/7, Vườn quốc gia Nam C?t Ti?n đ? đưa v?o hoạt động Trung t?m cứu hộ ...... More Info


Who Are My Parents?

We fell in love with Bryan the moment we laid eyes on him.And it seems a certain celebrity couple have too, so much so that they've ado...... More Info


Gemma's monkey adoption call

Gemma Atkinson and her footballer boyfriend have urged animal lovers to follow in their footsteps and adopt a monkey or an ape.Gemma, 23...... More Info


Star couple adopt - a chimp

FORMER Hollyoaks star Gemma Atkinson has urged animal lovers to adopt a monkey or ape.The I'm A Celebrity contestant and her boyfriend ...... More Info


Saving the life of Bryan

ACTRESS Gemma Atkinson and footballer Marcus Bent paid a visit to Monkey World in Bovington to support its adoption campaign.Former Holl...... More Info


Gemma and fella Marcus go ape

GEMMA ATKINSON and MARCUS BENT are a thoughtful pair.The couple have adopted an abused Chimpanzee called Bryan after being touched by a ...... More Info


Don't monkey about - adopt an ape

A television star and her footballer boyfriend have adopted a chimpanzee called Bryan in Dorset, saving him from working as a beach photogra...... More Info


Back in Business

IT'S little more than a year since we mourned the passing of Jim Cronin, the inspirational founder of Monkey World rescue centre near Wool....... More Info


Jim's legacy is in safe hands

JUST over 15 years ago, Jim Cronin joined my wife and I on a trip to watch Bruce Springsteen in concert in London.The seats we had were ...... More Info


Monkey Award

HEART FELT: Ruth Stannard presents the Shining World Compassion Award to Alison Cronin in recognition of the work of Monkey World in rescuin...... More Info


rescue centre staff in appeal for herbs

STAFF at Monkey World have appealed for herbs and edible flowers to help feed creatures at the park.They need the plants for the diet of...... More Info


Rare gibbon born at rescue centre

Rare gibbon born at rescue centreBaby golden-cheeked gibbon (c)Monkey WorldThe new golden-cheeked gibbon has yet to be namedAn anima...... More Info


Rare gibbon born at centre

From the archive, first published Monday 7th Apr 2008.A RARE gibbon has been born at Monkey World at Wool.The baby is the second gol...... More Info


ONE WOMAN'S MISSION TO SAVE THE MONKEYS

LAST WEEK Dr Alison Cronin freed dozens of tortured primates from an appalling ?prison?, flying them to her Dorset sanctuary. Here she revea...... More Info


A tribute to 'Jungle' Jim

IF Jim Cronin were here today, he would be a very proud man. The conservation work at Monkey World, that was so important to him, is thrivin...... More Info


Charity rescues Chilean monkeys

Eighty-eight monkeys in a South American laboratory have been brought to the UK by a primate sanctuary.The Capuchin monkeys were removed...... More Info


MONKEY WORLD TO THE RESCUE

EIGHTY-eight monkeys have been liberated from the unimaginable horrors of a medical lab and flown to Dorset in the largest rescue of its kin...... More Info


Monkey World Video

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British sanctuary saves dozens of Capuchin monkeys from Chilean lab

A British primate sanctuary has rescued 88 monkeys from a South American laboratory in the largest operation of its kind in the world.Th...... More Info


The great esc-ape

RESCUED capuchin monkeys are revelling in their first taste of freedom at Dorset's ape sanctuary.Having been liberated from a medical r...... More Info


88 monos comienzan nueva vida en Londres

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Utterly monkey

When he saved an abused chimpanzee in Sierra Leone while on military duty, Jez Hermer could not have anticipated that he would soon become a...... More Info


I'm still feeling a little Woolly

THIS cute little chap is the latest addition at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre.The six-day-old woolly monkey, yet to be named by staff, ...... More Info


Customs' monkey business

CUSTOMS officers who seized 2.7million cigarettes have given the bananas they were hidden with to a monkey charity as an early Christmas pre...... More Info


Rescued apes get smuggled bananas

Customs officers who seized 2.7 million cigarettes have given the bananas they were hidden among to a Dorset monkey charity as an early Chri...... More Info


Seized bananas for Monkey World

APES at Monkey World are reaping the benefits of a successful customs seizure.The Wool attraction's residents are now tucking into 530 ...... More Info


Monkey World goes bananas after lorry raid

PRIMATES at a Dorset rescue centre received an unexpected early Christmas present after monkey business of a different kind at Poole port....... More Info


Gibbons find sanctuary on island

Rescued gibbonUp to 10 pairs of primates will be able to stay at the centre.A sanctuary in Dorset has started work on a new home for end...... More Info


Monkey World?s new battlefront

FOR more than 20 years, Monkey World has been reaching out to endangered primates around the globe from their Purbeck base.Now the world...... More Info


Monkey sanctuary welcomes a rare arrival

A rare woolly monkey has been born at the Monkey World primate sanctuary in Wareham, Dorset, as part of an endangered species breeding progr...... More Info


Sanctuary welcomes patter of woolly feet

A rare monkey has been born in a British animal sanctuary as part of a breeding programme for endangered species.The baby woolly monkey ...... More Info


THE NEWBORN WOOLLY JUMPER...

PROUD keepers at an animal sanctuary in Wareham, Dorset are celebrating a tiny new arrival - a rare baby monkey.At just 400 grams this t...... More Info


Rare monkey is born at sanctuary

A rare woolly monkey has been born in a Dorset animal sanctuary as part of an endangered species breeding programme.The primate, born at...... More Info


In pictures: Newborn woolly monkey

This baby woolly monkey is just five days old. He was born at Monkey World in Dorset but is being brought up by staff there because he was u...... More Info


Woolly little arrival needs special care

MEET the newest 400-gram arrival at Monkey World.The baby woolly monkey was born less than a week ago and has still not been given a nam...... More Info


Marmoset is saved from life of misery

THIS is Marcel, a six-month old marmoset found crammed into a small bird's cage during an animal welfare raid in Manchester.Rescuers we...... More Info


Monkey World Videos

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Coastal walk for Jim

A YOUNG girl has raised more than ?1,000 for the Jim Cronin Memorial fund after deciding to walk along the Jurassic Coast and on to Monkey W...... More Info


Rehab for the cheeky monkeys

Monkey Life Five, 6.30pm Amazon Heartbeat STV, 8pm IT IS the largest Monkey and Ape Rescue Centre on the planet, and now it's the foc...... More Info


TV tribute for Monkey World founder

To animal lover Jim Cronin, they weren't just monkey business - they were his whole world.For more than 20 years, American-born Jim d...... More Info


Monkey World Videos

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Lingga awhile and see the latest arrival

ORPHANED orang-utan Lingga is the latest arrival at Monkey World and she has already been welcomed into a new family.The two-year-old, w...... More Info


Animal 'family' is Alison's biggest source of strength

From the archive, first published Tuesday 28th Aug 2007.LIFE, Dr Alison Cronin insists more than once, marches on.She means it of co...... More Info


Monkey World founder dies

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Jim Cronin learned chimps to be a monkey again

MARJOHOEDEMAKER Jim Cronin learned chimps to be a monkey again"What a sad weekend. In South-England the rain came pouring down ...... More Info


Monkey World

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Monkey World to celebrate Jim's life with free day

MONKEY World will open its gates in June for free when it invites its world-wide family to come in for a day and celebrate the life of its f...... More Info


Not made for a cage

A UAE pet shop is under investigation for offering to order primates, as pets, for its customers. CITES (Convention on the International Tra...... More Info


Jim Cronin

James Michael Cronin, animal rescuer and campaigner: born New York 15 November 1951; Director, Monkey World 1987-2007; MBE 2006; twice marri...... More Info


CRONIN, JIM

Jim Cronin died on March 17, 2007 at Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan. Born and raised in Yonkers, NY, he has been a resident of Great Br...... More Info


Jim Cronin, world-renowned primate rescuer, mourned in Yonkers

YONKERS - Before he was James Cronin, world-renowned primate expert honored by British royalty, he was little Jimmy from Yonkers, entranced ...... More Info


"Jungle" Jim Cronin 1952 - 2007

Jim Cronin, the man behind the Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, has sadly died from liver cancer at the age of 55. He passed away over the we...... More Info


Monkey Ape and Rescue Centre

In 1991, Anneka was set the challenge of rescuing a number of badly-treated performing chimps from Barcelona and bringing them to the UK whe...... More Info


YOUR WORK WILL LIVE ON

MONKEY World founder Jim Cronin's heart-broken wife made him a pledge before he tragically died of liver cancer on Saturday... our work wil...... More Info


Ape expert adds her tribute to Jim Cronin

WORLD-famous primate expert Dr Jane Goodall DBE has added her tribute to the many which have flooded in since the death of Monkey World foun...... More Info


"Jim was full of energy and passion"

BUSINESS continued as usual at Monkey World while shocked staff paid tribute to its founder Jim Cronin.Subdued staff went about their wo...... More Info


Dynamic and dedicated

THE death of Monkey World founder Jim Cronin has sent shock waves through the conservation world of which he was so much a part.His cont...... More Info


MONKEY BUSINESS STAR DIES

TRIBUTES to Jim Cronin, star of ITV wildlife show Monkey Business, were pouring in from around the world yesterday.Mr Cronin, 55, founde...... More Info


Jim Cronin

Jim Cronin, campaigner against the illegal trade in primates and founder of the animal sanctuary Monkey World, in Dorset, has died aged 55 o...... More Info


Jim Cronin

Jim Cronin, who died of cancer on Saturday aged 55, had devoted the past 20 years to the sanctuary for apes which he ran in Dorset.The 6...... More Info


Jim Cronin

At his wildlife park in Dorset, Monkey World, Jim Cronin created a sanctuary for mistreated primates from around the world. A self-trained a...... More Info


Jim Cronin, Foe of Illegal Trade in Primates, Dies at 55

Jim Cronin, a self-trained zoologist who built a wildlife park on a deserted pig farm in southern England, then roamed the world with his wi...... More Info


MONKEY WORLD'S JIM DIES

JIM Cronin, the founder of Monkey World ape rescue centre, has lost his battle against liver cancer.The world- renowned primate expert d...... More Info


Jim Cronin

Animal Planet is deeply saddened by the loss of Jim Cronin, the owner of the internationally renowned Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre in Do...... More Info


He leaves a legacy of hope for apes

IN THE 20 years I knew him, Jim Cronin never once called me by my first name.It was always Hey, Butterworth' - or even Budderworth', d...... More Info


Passion of a selfless campaigner

"IF I had put as much energy into a commercial venture as I have into this, I would have been a pretty rich man," said Jim Cronin shortly ...... More Info


Monkey World boss Jim Cronin dies

Jim Cronin, the founder of Monkey World ape rescue centre, has died aged 55.Mr Cronin died in hospital in New York on Saturday afternoon...... More Info


Monkey World's founder Jim dies

JIM Cronin, the founder of Monkey World ape rescue centre, has lost his battle against liver cancer.The world-renowned primate expert di...... More Info


Woolly monkey gets new mum

Woolly monkey Julio is being hand-reared by Dr Alison Cronin after he was rejected by his mother. The 49- day-old primate would have die...... More Info


Baby monkey 'adopts' human mother

A rare baby monkey has "adopted" a human mother after being rejected by its own. Woolly monkey Julio was found clinging to his dad Bue...... More Info


Woolly Glove

TINY Julio, the woolly monkey, has needed lots of hands-on care since his birth two months ago. Staff had to step in after his mum Kuna ...... More Info


Rejected baby monkey 'doing well'

A baby woolly monkey abandoned by its mother immediately after birth is "doing well" while being hand-reared at a Dorset rescue centre. ...... More Info


Monkey 'adopts' human mother

A rare baby South American monkey has ?adopted? a human mother after being rejected by his own. Julio, only the second woolly monkey to be b...... More Info


Woolly's special prize

MEET Julio. This adorable little bundle is the latest member to join the family at Monkey World ape rescue centre at Wool, near Wareham....... More Info


Ape expert warns over orang-utans

A DORSET ape expert is demanding the government takes action before the orang-utan becomes extinct.The species is already endangered and...... More Info


Baby orang-utan's flight upgraded

An eight-month-old baby orang-utan has arrived at a rescue centre for primates after being flown into the UK from Russia inside the passenge...... More Info


From Russia with love

FOR she's a Joly good fellow! On Friday, March 17 eight-month-old orang-utan Joly finally flew from Russia, with love, to Heathrow in the a...... More Info


Trolley Joly

ONE passenger on the Moscow to Heathrow flight in two weeks' time will certainly be up to a bit of monkey business - as she is an eight-mon...... More Info


Caged for now, but there is hope

From the archive, first published Saturday 18th Feb 2006. EACH dawn lovebirds Pung-Yo and Peanut gently wake the slumbering apes who live...... More Info


Caged for now, but there is hope

EACH dawn lovebirds Pung-Yo and Peanut gently wake the slumbering apes who live at Monkey World with their beautiful singing. The golden-...... More Info


Plight of apes calls for a change of plan

APE rescue centre Monkey World is reverting to previous plans so that it can re-home up to 30 chimps currently living in terrible conditions...... More Info


55,000 Say Ban Monkey Trade

THE views of 55,000 people on whether primates should be kept as pets are today being handed to biodiversity minister Jim Knight after being...... More Info


55,000 Say Ban Monkey Trade

THE views of 55,000 people on whether primates should be kept as pets are today being handed to biodiversity minister Jim Knight after being...... More Info


Monkey Business Fun Day

To celebrate the launch of Brand New Monkey Business, Animal Planet hosted the first ever Monkey Business Fun Day at Monkey World on Saturda...... More Info


X?y dựng trung t?m cứu hộ c?c lo?i linh trưởng ph?a Nam

TT - Bộ N?ng nghiệp v? ph?t triển n?ng th?n vừa c? quyết định ph? duyệt dự ?n x?y dO...... More Info


Ape centre celebrates visitor service award

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TIME TO STOP THE MONKEY MISERY

Two West conservationists were yesterday helping spearhead a campaign to end the suffering of countless helpless pet monkeys being kept in h...... More Info


Sign up to stop animal trading

ALL EARS: Squirrel Monkey, rescued from a lab (inset, Jim Knight and Jim Cronin)...... More Info


Bank ad prompts plea for a boycott

CONCERNED: Jim and Alison Cronin with chimps at Monkey World. INSET: Jennifer Saunders who stars in the ad...... More Info


Bid to halt cruel monkey business

ANIMAL welfare orgimisations are hoping the Government will crack down on a legal trade that belies Britain's claim to be a nation of anima...... More Info


AS JONATHAN ROSS WOULD SAY I BOUGHT FAMILY A WUWAL WETWEAT

TELEVISION star Jonathan Ross has bought a ?1.1million pile in the country. The chat show host and his family have moved from their smart...... More Info


New start for cage misery chimp

A chimpanzee is starting a new life at a monkey sanctuary in Dorset after two years of negotiations to rescue her from a tiny cage in the Canary Islan... More Info


New start for cage rescue chimp

Chimpanzee Patricia is starting a new life at a British animal rescue centre after two years of talks to rescue her from a tiny cage on the Canary Isl... More Info


Chimps New Life

A CHIMPANZEE that was living in a cage on a holiday island off Africa has been rescued by Dorset's Monkey World sanctuary.... More Info


Policy review into primates as pets

SOUTH Dorset MP and biodiversity minister Jim Knight will be asking for the public's views on keeping monkeys and other primates as pets in...... More Info


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Orang-utan born at Dorset rescue centre

A male Borneo orang-utan has been born in a British rescue centre... More Info


Baby orangutan born

PROUD mum Hsiao-Quai shows off her new orangutan baby, born on Tuesday... More Info


Baby joy for rescued orang-utan

An orang-utan saved from an amusement park in Taiwan has given birth at a Dorset ape rescue centre... More Info


Baby Orang-Utan Born at UK Ape Centre

A baby orang-utan has been born in a British rescue centre, it emerged today. Proud mother 11-year-old Hsiao-Quai endured a 55-minute lab...... More Info


Monkey Business

Monkey business is a well worn phrase. But if you turn the phrase around it is possible to look at the business of monkeys or more precisely...... More Info


World goes ape for Monkey Business

Leading distributor Granada International has scored worldwide success with acclaimed wildlife series Monkey Business, with Managing Directo...... More Info


ROSS: `The monkeys are alwight by me!'

CELEBRITY Jonathan Ross has given his seal of approval to Monkey World after speaking about his visit to the animal sanctuary... More Info


Ape experts' concern on exotic pet owners

DORSET ape experts are calling for meetings with local councils after raising concerns about licences handed out to owners of exotic pets. ...... More Info


How British demand feeds slaughter of rare species

Thailand lies at the heart of the world's cruel trade in wild animals. Apes, leopards and monkeys can all be bought to order, while the UK...... More Info


He's a chimp off the old block

HE may not be the most attractive subject, but giant male orangutan Tuan is currently the centre of attention at Monkey World as he poses fo...... More Info


Thai zoo accused of ape smuggling

Thailand (AP) -- Police found the 32 frightened, wide-eyed baby orangutans, many hugging each other, in their five cramped cages at a privat...... More Info


Confusion reigns over future of Safari World orangutansn Sirinart

Confusion and suspicion continue to surround Safari World Zoo with the reported deaths of 41 orangutans turnฌing out to be false and t...... More Info


Illegal Orangutans Left in Terrible Conditions While 45 Disappear Completely

USA -- August 11, 2004 -- The Indonesian Government today demanded the return of at least 70 smuggled baby orangutans that are currently kep...... More Info


Indonesia Still Wants Orangutans Repatriated!

Thai Ambassador in Jakarta to be Summoned by Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Orangutan Issue. Indonesia Still Wants Orangutans ...... More Info


Illegal Orangutans Left in Terrible Conditions While 45 Disappear Completely

The Indonesian Government today demanded the return of at least 70 smuggled baby orangutans that are currently kept at Safari World in Bangk...... More Info


Forty kickboxing apes may have died

BRITISH conservationists who last week helped to secure a crackdown on kickboxing matches between orang-utans at a Thai wildlife park have w...... More Info


Gloves come off for 'Thai' boxing orang-utans

The fur is flying in Thailand over claims from conservationists that a troupe of more than 100 kick-boxing orang-utans at a Bangkok amusemen...... More Info


Monkey World boss in plea over treatment of animals

IT will cost the Prime Minister of Thailand around ?65m to buy a 30 per cent share of Liverpool football club - but only ?1.5m for his count...... More Info


Desperate Naree back performing

A CHIMP in desperate need of medical attention is back performing in a zoo despite protests from hundreds of Echo readers and the matter being brought... More Info


Orangutan wings its way to the UK to find a new mate

A female orangutan was sent to Britain early yesterday morning as part of a joint Taiwan-UK great-ape breeding program. The orangutan, ag...... More Info


Campaign to save baby orangutan Naree!

At the beginning of December Monkey World - Ape Rescue centre in Dorset let its 15,000 members know of the plight of Naree... ...the b...... More Info


Monkey World team thrilled by response

AN appeal by two Dorset conservationists asking people to write to the Thai authorities demanding action to stop the smuggling of endangered...... More Info


Deadly trade in wildlife

A SHOCKING global trade in endangered animals and birds has been exposed by leading Dorset primate conservationists. Putting themselves a...... More Info


SICKENING: ORANG-UTANS FORCED TO FIGHT

Plucked from the wild, dressed in silk shorts, put in a boxing ring and forced to fight for a baying crowd.. TWO orang-utans slug it ou...... More Info


ORANGU-BANG

TOURISTS are flocking to watch the latest sick craze orangutan boxing. The usually gentle primates are dressed in shorts and boxing gloves b...... More Info


Rumble in the jungle

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Jim and Alison Cronin criss-cross the globe rescuing animals and taking them to Dorset. Jane warren

CHARLIE WILL never recover physically. He took too many beatings. His jaw was smashed by the fist of his ruthless owner and he cannot see pr...... More Info


Rescue sanctuary is key to local employment

IT was good to hear that Purbeck District Council has agreed to grant planning permission for the proposed new animal hospital at Monkey Wor...... More Info


Joy as ape hospital is approved

TV CELEBRITY Rolf Harris has led the congratulations following the approval of Monkey World's new animal hospital. The rescue centre won...... More Info


Ape hospital gets massive support

LETTERS in support of a new animal hospital for Monkey World have flooded in from the public. The founders of the acclaimed rescue centre...... More Info


Vets slam treatment of animals at seaside zoo

Independent vets today slammed conditions at Southport Zoo and called for the animals to be rehomed. The Evening Post has received leaked...... More Info


Monkey World's gibbons rescue

From the Echo, first published Tuesday 9th Jul 2002. A DORSET animal welfare centre is helping to rescue gibbons from a reserve in Thaila...... More Info


Ape rescuers go to the aid of sanctuary

A WILDLIFE group based in Britain is to help save a sanctuary for gibbons and injured animals in Thailand after the murder of its American f...... More Info


What kind of Money Business is this?

JEDDAH, 18 April — Tutti is an 18-month-old chimpanzee — playful, energetic and extremely curious. In the United States, a ch...... More Info


Free Jackie and Jason

A campaign has been launched to free two apes kept in controversial conditions at Southport Zoo on Merseyside. Brothers Jackie, 25, and 1...... More Info


Tea party over as PG Tips chimps are given the bird

The T-birds are go. And the PG Tips chimps are gone. After 45 years of promoting the humble cuppa the chimpanzees that starred in a series...... More Info


Single birds end the tea party for PG chimps

AFTER 45 years, the tea party is over for the PG Tips chimps. Their television adverts that once aped British family life are now seen as ol...... More Info


RSPCA demands monkey import ban

An end to the import of primates for scientific research has been demanded by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RS...... More Info


Eva Air flys rescued orangutans, gibbons to UK

LONDON - Eva Air said it will fly two orangutans and three gibbons from Taiwan to London-Heathrow on July 21 en route to a permanent home in...... More Info


Ape refugees bring hope for the future

Four new arrivals are finding their feet after a long journey to Dorset from Asia. The two gibbons and two orangutans have been brought to M...... More Info


Monkey rescue

Last July, GMTV took part in the biggest-ever rescue of primates from Taiwan to Dorset. Today we revisit Monkey World for the arrival of two...... More Info


Marine goes ape at pet ban

A HEARTBROKEN Royal Marines officer has been ordered to abandon a baby chimpanzee he rescued in war-torn Sierra Leone. Major Jez Hermer fo...... More Info


Earth Matters: Turkey struggles with national epidemic: primate smuggling

ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) -- Poachers have smuggled baby chimpanzees and monkeys from Africa for the international pet trade for years. Most co...... More Info


Maltreated chimp finds happiness in adopted tribe

TRUDY the chimpanzee whose treatment by the circus trainer Mary Chipperfield outraged the nation, has made a remarkable recovery. Trudy, w...... More Info


NO REGRETS FOR TV CHIMP SHOW

The man behind a controversial animal show starring comedian and Michael Barrymore and performing chimps has said he would do it all again. ...... More Info


The Suffering of Sinbad

SHAMEFUL: Sinbad was found in a filthy cage in the Leigh pet shop owned by Ralphson, The monkey is now starting a new life at a Dorset sanct...... More Info


Chimp cruelty row hits new TV show

TV host Michael Barry Moore was at the centre of an animal cruelty row last night after starring in a comedy show with chimps dressed as peo...... More Info


UK Fury as Chipperfield works on

Circus trainer Mary Chipperfield has been criticised over her plans to carry on working with animals - despite being fined earlier this mont...... More Info


Fury at 'paltry' fine on circus trainer

Animal rights campaigners last night condemned the fine instead of a jail sentence imposed yesterday on the circus trainer, Mary Chipperfiel...... More Info


Chipperfield pelted with bananas after ?7,500 cruelty fine

DISGRACED circus trainer Mary Chipperfield was pelted with bananas yesterday as she left court after being fined ?7,500 for cruelty to a bab...... More Info


At last, Trudy can play again

Passengers arriving at the small Dorset railway station of Wool do not need to state their destination to waiting taxi drivers, because ever...... More Info


Attenborough pleads for Chipperfield chimpanzees

SIR David Attenborough was among campaigners who called yesterday for the release of four chimpanzees still under the care of Mary Chipperfi...... More Info


Celebrities fight to save Chipperfield's chimps

TRUDY the chimpanzee has been saved after public opinion forced the circus trainer Mary Chipperfield to give her up, but now the fight has b...... More Info


OK, Trudy can stay

The fight to prevent Trudy, the abused baby chimp, from returning to her neglectful owner appears to have been won. The Daily Mail says Ma...... More Info


Circus trainer guilty of cruelty to chimpanzee

Circus trainer Mary Chipperfield, who repeatedly kicked and beat a young chimpanzee in her care, was yesterday found guilty of 12 animal cru...... More Info


Battle to give tortured chimp Trudy a new life

CIRCUS trainer Mary Chipperfield was yesterday convicted of savagely beating a young chimpanzee in a case that could sound the death knell f...... More Info


Chimp Poachers Find Market in Turkey

Despite international ban, lucrative primate trade is flourishing. It deals a blow to efforts to rescue the endangered African species. ...... More Info


Seeking a herbal remedy? Watch the monkeys

WHAT do you do when a woolly monkey gets the collywobbles? Answer: Absolutely nothing. These amazing animals Which suffer the same sort of a...... More Info


Primate Centre Wins Prime Award

Pioneering campaigner Dr Jane Goodall was at Monkey World on Monday to present a top animal welfare award to the Wareham Ape Rescue Centre. ...... More Info


Life Line for the Orphaned Chimps in Peril

ORPHAN chimpanzees rescued by British animal welfare campaigners in Turkey were thrown a lifeline by the Government last night. After hearin...... More Info