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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 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.


The story of Gabriel, Tonks and Bojangles

Posted: July 2, 2019

They were able to have a future thanks to our supporters


On the move with Magdalena

Posted: June 18, 2019

On the move with Magdalena We have hair envy when it comes to Magdalena, a tufted capuchin. That is when we can get a good look at her and she’s not zipping around her habitat. Tufted capuchins only spend 12 percent of their time resting—21% is spent travelling and 66% feeding. Tufted capuchins get their […]