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Sax strikes a pose

Posted: July 21, 2020

We adore these photos of black and white-ruffed lemur Sax because they show off her striking thick fur.


A message from our executive director

Posted: July 21, 2020

We know COVID-19 has had far-reaching effects on nearly everyone’s lives. We hope everyone in our animal-loving community is healthy and safe. Please know we have been thinking about all of you.


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.


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.