Latest Posts


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.


The Unexpected Joys of Animal Sponsorship

Posted: January 13, 2020

When Amy the chimpanzee died suddenly this past fall, it hit me hard.


PPI comes to the rescue in Texas cruelty case

Posted: December 4, 2019

In addition to rescuing primates and providing them with a forever home, Primarily Primates’ mission is to raise awareness about why primates shouldn’t be—and aren’t—good pets.


Welcoming 11 new rescue animals

Posted: November 20, 2019

We are looking forward to getting to know our newest residents


We say goodbye to Amy

Posted: November 20, 2019

Today we are grieving the loss of Amy the chimpanzee


Giving Day for Apes 2019: Rudy’s Great Outdoors

Posted: October 15, 2019

Today is Giving Day for Apes 2019 and Primarily Primates (PPI) needs your help


Groups agree Oregon primates will stay together at sanctuary

Posted: August 21, 2019

Seven chimps will be able to stay together under the care of new management of an Oregon-based sanctuary.


Juniors provide music to our ears

Posted: July 16, 2019

The two Juniors who live at Primarily Primates not only have the same name, their vocalizations are known to turn heads.


Help us celebrate Nicole’s birthday!

Posted: July 9, 2019

As part of our Sponsorship Month, we are offering the chance to help our chimpanzees celebrate their birthdays.