Onsite course, 4th 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.
Online course, 3rd 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 learn about the origins of Primatology, understand the current moment with its main areas of study and explore the future challenges of Primatology and primate conservation in the Anthropocene era.
On site course, 3rd 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 thought of working as a primate veterinarian in some lost corner of the world, this course brings you closer to that world, from the hand and with the experience of a veterinarian who has worked for more than 20 years in great ape recovery centres in Africa and Asia.
On-site course, 13th 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 compiled the best tips from our more than 20 years of experience, so that you can learn how to improve the welfare and health of the animals in your care.
Online course, 3rd 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 for their study.
Bea suffers from a chronic cardiopulmonary disease and has spent a few days a bit tired and dizzy. Seeing her like this breaks our souls, but her companions have once again given us a life lesson.
It is very rare to obtain behavioural data on chimpanzees 17 years apart. But it is even more exceptional to obtain data while the chimpanzees are living in a private home.
That is why our latest scientific paper “Behavioural development of former pet chimpanzees, a decade after their arrival at the MONA Sanctuary”, is on the cover of the International Journal “Animals”.