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
We raise awareness for these endangered animals by explaining our work to the public through guided educational tours
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
Online course, 5th edition Learn from professionals the skills and competencies of a good primate veterinarian. In collaboration with:Read More
And with them, there are already 4 new chimpanzees welcomed at MONA since we returned to normality after the pandemic. The first was Suzie and a few months later, Hugo. And it is because of him that this arrival makes us especially happy because it is not only a new welcome but a family reunion.Read More
Un año más, tenemos la suerte de poder ofrecerte la “mona más mona” de la mano de Jordi Roca, Alejandra Rivas y su equipo de Rocambolesc.Read More
At the beginning of this month, we attended the congress organised by the Veterinary Association for the Assistance to Exotic and Wild Fauna (AVAFES), where we were invited to present some of our research work.Read More
Ensuring proper sleep is essential for the health of all animals, including chimpanzees. Many studies have demonstrated that sleep plays a crucial role in physical and behavioral regulation, and sleep disruptions may cause negative consequences for both. This study made at MONA explores how environmental conditions and nocturnal disturbances affect the sleep and daytime behavior30Read 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..."