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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

News

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Master’s and Postgraduate Degree in Primatology, 8th 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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UK, first country to ban pet monkeys

The many organizations that have been working for years for the protection and conservation of primates have been calling for clear laws and the enforcement of those that already exist. The new action plan for animal welfare, among other things, prohibits the possession of primates by private individuals in Great Britain, creates a precedent and30

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2021 World Biodiversity Day

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Every 22 May is World Biodiversity Day, the date marked on the calendar to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the biological resources and global biodiversity that make up our natural world. Nature is deteriorating more and more each year, and the need to take action to stop it is becoming more urgent.

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Africa: primates in danger

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New section of our educational section #LearnWithMona in which we show you some of the most endangered primate species of the African continent:

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Course: “Primatology: past, present and future”

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We have organized new courses for 2021! Next spring training in primatology from MONA. Don’t miss this learning opportunity from a primate sanctuary. More information: cursos@fundacionmona.org  

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Primate caregiver course

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We have organized a new course for 2021! Next spring training in primatology from MONA. Don’t miss this learning opportunity from a primate sanctuary. More information: cursos@fundacionmona.org  

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Testimonial

"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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