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Rescue / Rehabilitation

We rescue abused primates, rehabilitate them physically and mentally, and offer them a new life in a social family group

Research / Courses

We use behavioural research in order to monitor and improve the well-being of all rescued animals

Education / Awareness

We raise awareness for these endangered animals by explaining our work to the public through guided educational tours



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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.

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Technological innovations that change lives

Fundació MThis is the case of the first device for non-invasive electrocardiograms on animals. A project that has been carried out by engineers from the UPC’s Instrumentation, Sensors and Interfaces Group and the MONA Foundation.

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The meeting of EARS, the European Alliance of Rescue Centres and Sanctuaries

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.

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Master’s and Postgraduate Degree in Primatology, 10th Edition

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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 and30

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Curso bienestar animal enriquecimiento ambiental

Course: Animale Welfare and Environmental Enrichment

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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.

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Curso veterinaria de primates

Introductory course in primate veterinary medicine

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Online course, 5th edition Learn from professionals the skills and competencies of a good primate veterinarian. In collaboration with:  

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"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!"

Begoña y Alberto, from Cádiz

( Working Holidays )

"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."

Clara, from Huesca

( Working Holidays )

"With this experience I felt the essence and authenticity that our brothers, the nonhuman primates, remind us."

Silvia, from Barcelona

( Working Holidays )

"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!"

Magali & Thomas, from France

( Working Holidays )

"Great to see our fellow primates cared for with such meticulous concern for their physical and emotional needs."

Vanessa & Stephen, from England

( Working Holidays )

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...”

Geni & Josep, from Spain

( Working Holidays )

"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..."

Emma, from England

( Working Holidays )

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