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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 moment with its main areas of study and exploring the future challenges of Primatology and primate conservation in the Anthropocene era.

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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 for their study.

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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 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.

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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 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.

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Hugo, por Marie Hernandez

Hugo, the new inhabitant of MONA. Another challenge twenty years later.

Fundación MONA has just taken in a new inhabitant. He is Hugo, an adult chimpanzee with psychological problems.

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Bea, Joan Brull

Good bye dear Bea

In the spring of 2012, Bea arrived at MONA.
Exactly 10 years later, she said goodbye to us.

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Monkeypox – is it caused by monkeys?

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More and more cases of monkeypox are being detected in our country.
As a centre specialised in primates (monkeys), we are receiving enquiries from concerned people. Should we be?

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Suzie_per Laura Riera

48 years old Suzie steps on the grass again

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A few days ago Suzie had access to the great outdoor enclosure for the first time. And guess how she reacted?

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Curso bienestar animal enriquecimiento ambiental

Course: Animale Welfare and Environmental Enrichment

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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.

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