Nutritional biscuits and a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and nuts. Enrichment treats include grains, rice, beans, pasta, unsweetened fruits, cereals, nuts and seeds. No added sugars or salts are added to prepared foods, nor is candy allowed.

When ex- pet lemurs, monkeys and chimpanzees arrive at the sanctuary, their health is typically jeopardized by misguided owners who feed them candy, marshmallows, cookies, and junk food including sugar-loaded beverages, hot dogs and fast-food from restaurants.

Primarily Primates' role is to rehabilitate these animals -- giving them proper independence, socialization with other other primates of their own kind, and a proper diet that reflects what they consume when living free and wild.