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
The confinement caused by covid-19 forced us to reinvent the format of our spring courses in primatology and, for the first time, we offered them online. The result? More than 60 people enrolled in this first edition of our online courses: Introduction to Primatology and The Emotional Life of Animals.Read More
During this confinement, the news came out that an abandoned marmoset had appeared in an urbanization in Alicante, which has now joined the waiting list to be accepted in a rescue center. Data collected in 25 EU member states by EARS, (European Alliance of Rescue Centres and Sanctuaries), Eurogroup for Animals and AAP, gave the30Read More
For some years now La Vinyeta, 2018 best winery, is collaborating with MONA. And we are very happy to announce the collaboration of 2020! MONOvarietal returns. Again, two wines, a white one, “Katy” (one of our Barbary macaques) and a black one, “Toni” (one of our chimpanzees). Two more bottles to add to the collection!Read More
This year it has an unfortunate protagonist and is the coronavirus responsible for Covid19. That’s why stopping animal trafficking is more important than ever! The current Covid19 situation confirms once more the risks and dangers involved in wild life trafficking, for animals and humans alike. The risk of new zoonotic diseases, transmitted between human and30Read More
Saint George’s Day, another significant date marred by the pandemic. We won’t be able to go out to the streets to leaf through the books, smell them and choose the one we like the most, but we can buy them online while we wait for the arrival of that longed-for moment.Read 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..."