Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre Monkey World, the internationally-acclaimed ape rescue centre, is home to over 250 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes. Opened in 1987 to provide abused Spanish beach chimpanzees with a permanent home, 30 years on the site is now a sanctuary for primates from all over the world including the […]
One of the two species of orangutans, the other being the Bornean orangutan. Found only on the island of Sumatra, it is classified as critically endangered with an estimated 7,300 still in the wild.
It is a tailless, black-furred gibbon native to the forests of Malaysia, Thailand and Sumatra. Distinctive for the two digits on each foot that are partially joined by a membrane and a large gular sac.
Great ape with large ears, mainly black coloration, and lighter skin on the face, native to the forests of west and central Africa. They show advanced behaviour such as the making and using of tools.
A species of orangutan native to the island of Borneo. Highly intelligent, they display advanced tool use and distinct cultural patterns in the wild. They share approx. 97% of their DNA with humans.
One of two subspecies of the western gorilla, it is the smallest and can be found in Central Africa, in forests and lowland swamps. It is the gorilla normally found in zoos.