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Matchmaking at the Sanctuary

Posted: October 22, 2020

Covid-19 may have put matchmaking on hold for humans, but at PPI the last few months have seen some successful introductions, including java macaque Milano and long-tailed macaque Hillary. They had each been living with other macaques when care staff picked up on some compatibility issues. But now all signs point to happily ever after—Milano […]


Giving Day for Apes is Oct. 13th!

Posted: October 7, 2020

We need your support on October 13th’s Great Apes Giving Day 2020 event. We appreciate any donation you can make.


PPI says goodbye to gentle giant Raisin

Posted: August 17, 2020

It is with great sadness we share the news that beloved chimp, Raisin, 47, died on Aug. 15.

She was one of our larger chimps at the sanctuary, a true gentle giant.


Rosemary was an inspiration to us all

Posted: July 27, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Rosemary, 60, our longest living chimp at the sanctuary, died on July 25


Remembering Siri

Posted: April 23, 2020

Today we are mourning the loss of beloved chimpanzee Siri, 47.


Join us for “Tunes with Baboons” on Facebook Live!

Posted: April 3, 2020

Join us for “Tunes with Baboons” on Facebook Live! Join us next Tuesday, April 7th at 11 AM EST for a Facebook Live event you won’t want to miss! We’ll be having a “Tunes with Baboons” party where a sanctuary volunteer will be playing live guitar music to baboons Jack, Janet, Saffron and Olive! Simply […]


Animals and staff safe in Texas

Posted: March 16, 2020

We know that the coronavirus is testing your nerves as it is ours.


Bubba’s Extraordinary Playlist

Posted: March 13, 2020

I love to listen to music, and I love to dance.


The oppression of primates in research rears its ugly head thanks to coronavirus

Posted: March 10, 2020

Today we are relieved that baboons Janet, Jack, Olive and Saffron are safe and sound at San Antonio-based Primarily Primates. They are the lucky ones.


Meet hanuman langar Kalpana

Posted: February 12, 2020

We love BBC’s new nature series “Seven Worlds One Planet,” which show species on the various continents flourishing in their own way.