Category Archives: Primate Conservation

Exotic Pet Trade Day 2014

To clarify, the below event is designed to discuss the implications for welfare and conservation involved in the keeping of exotic pets. It is not in support of the exotic pet trade.

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Primates Decline in 100 Years

The Primate Pet Trade plays a key role in the massive decline of primate species all around the world, follow Wild Futures work on their facebook page trying to stop the primate pet trade and supporting primate conservation projects around the world. If you … Continue reading

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Volunteers Urgently Needed

Volunteer at The Monkey Sanctuary, a project of Wild Futures (reg. charity no. 1102532). At The Monkey Sanctuary, we provide a life-long home to a group of woolly monkeys, and a growing number of rescued capuchin monkeys and Barbary macaques. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Experience at Wild Futures

                                                                Volunteer Experience at Wild Futures       … Continue reading

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Gorilla Conservation Infographic

By the Great Apes Survival Partnership

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Primates: Introduction and conservation

Here is an article that I have just written for a fantastic site called Nikela Primates are found more or less on every area of land on the planet, however, if we remove Homo sapiens (Humans) from the picture, the … Continue reading

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The woolly monkeys

Lagothrix poeppigii (Poeppig’s woolly monkey) Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Suborder: Haplorrhini Infraorder: Simiiformes Family: Atelidae Subfamily: Atelinae Genus: Lagothrix Species: L. cana, L. lagotricha, L. lugens, L. poeppigii Subspecies: L. cana cana, L. c. tschudii Woolly monkeys are large and muscular with prehensile tails and arms about as … Continue reading

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