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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



(Español) Primates Nº 45

You can now read Primates Nº 44 the newsletter for MONA’s members and supporters Click on the image to access the content.

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Curso online primatologia

Course: Primatology, past, present and future

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Online course, 4th edition Worldwide, more than 50% of all non-human primate species are in danger of extinction and many of them have been little studied, so their study and conservation is crucial for their preservation. This course offers a transversal and multidisciplinary approach to learning about the origins of Primatology, understanding the current moment30

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Monkeypox: WHO wants to change the name of the disease

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is asking for suggestions for new names for monkeypox

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curso online primates

Course: Primates and the Rainforest

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Online course, 4th edition Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be in the hot, exuberant rainforest studying monkeys? This course is aimed at anyone who wants to learn about the challenges and risks involved in studying primates in tropical rainforests, as well as the skills and competencies and best practices for30

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Curso veterinaria de primates

Introductory course in primate veterinary medicine

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Online course, 4th edition Learn from professionals the skills and competencies of a good primate veterinarian. Practising veterinary medicine in a developing country has its challenges, difficulties and rewards. Learning to be self-reliant, resourceful, flexible, patient and persevering are qualities we don’t know we have until everyday situations test us. If you have ever thought30

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Curso cuidador de primates

Primate caregiver course

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On-site course, 14th 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 compiled30

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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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