SY8488 : Entrance to Monkey World, near Wareham

taken 12 years ago, near to Bovington Camp, Dorset, Great Britain

Entrance to Monkey World, near Wareham
Entrance to Monkey World, near Wareham
Set amongst the woodland of Dorset lies 65 acres of sanctuary for over 150 primates. Monkey World was set up in 1987 by Jim and Alison Cronin to provide abused Spanish beach chimps with a permanent, stable home. Today Monkey World works in conjunction with foreign governments from all over the world to stop the illegal smuggling of apes out of Africa and Asia. At the park visitors can see more than 150 primates of 15 different species. There are currently 56 chimpanzees at Monkey World, which makes it the largest group outside Africa.
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Monday, 1 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 1 May, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SY 84699 88651 [1m precision]
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