We rescue abused primates, rehabilitate them physically and mentally, and offer them a new life in a social family group
We use behavioural research in order to monitor and improve the well-being of all rescued animals
Fundació MONA has been the host organisation of this meeting. Representatives of more than 20 organisations from the main rescue centres and wildlife sanctuaries in Europe have been working together. Representatives of CITES from the Ministry of Ecological Transition and members of SEPRONA have also participated in the meeting with presentations.Read More
We are very happy to offer you again the Master in Primatology of the Fundació Universitat de Girona and Fundació MONA. The only postgraduate and master’s degree in the field of primatology in Spain! Our teaching team is made up of national and international experts specialised in each area. Personalised monitoring and30Read More
Onsite course, 6th edition In this course, we will explore the different environmental, behavioural and emotional aspects that must be addressed to improve the welfare of captive primates. We will focus on one of the most powerful tools to motivate natural behaviours and alleviate the negative consequences of life in captivity: environmental enrichment.Read More
Online course, 5th edition Learn from professionals the skills and competencies of a good primate veterinarian. In collaboration with:Read More
On-site course, 15th edition. Learn from professionals the skills and competencies of a good primate caregiver. Are you interested in getting a closer look at the work of a primate keeper? What tasks do they perform and how can they completely change the animals’ daily lives? In this primate keeper theory course we have compiled30Read More
"Spending a weekend at MONA for your birthday! Why not! At Mona everything is possible , even if it means to travel 1200km! An unforgettible memory thanks to all the team who made us fell part of the family!"
"I'm a big animal lover and this was a dream come true. Two unforgettable days that became one of the most beautiful experiences of my life."
"With this experience I felt the essence and authenticity that our brothers, the nonhuman primates, remind us."
"We spent here 2 wonderful days! We want to thank the MONA-Team for the nice treatment we received and want to congratulate them on their fantastic work. And also “thank you” to the chimps who accepted as very well!"
"Great to see our fellow primates cared for with such meticulous concern for their physical and emotional needs."
Josep said: “It's been the best present I have ever had, thank you Geni, thank you MONA. To love them, doesn´t mean to have them at home… let´s leave them at their place” Geni said: “MONA just gets you emotionally... it seems impossible...”
"It was a real privilege to see the other side of MONA and get hands on experience. I had so much fun here. It has more than affirmed what I already knew; that these chimps are given the best quality of life..."