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Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary

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Carretera C-25, s/n, 17457 Riudellots de la Selva, Spain
+34 972 47 76 18
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Private tour of the mona sanctuary

Excellent tour in English. Very informative tour of the facilities plus a great chance to get... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Parsaregreat
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Dunfermline
Volunteer at Fundación Mona for a rewarding experience

What an incredible experience! My partner and I spent 2 days volunteering at the centre. We got to... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2015
Joanne S
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Prescott, Canada
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Fundació MONA was created to put an end to illegal trade, exploitation and abuse of primates in captivity, to report their real risk of extintion and to support their protection in the wild. Close to Girona, MONA has established one of the few animal sanctuaries in Europe that offers a home-for-life for chimps and other rescued primates, where they are able to live in natural surroundings. MONA is a place in which people become inspired, wish to further understand them, and develop a greater respect for them.
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5 weeks ago
“Private tour of the mona sanctuary”
25 Feb 2015
“Volunteer at Fundación Mona for a rewarding experience”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera C-25, s/n, 17457 Riudellots de la Selva, Spain
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+34 972 47 76 18
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent tour in English. Very informative tour of the facilities plus a great chance to get photos of the monkeys. On the tour they tell about the history of the animals that you see and tour finishes with a short film of how the sanctuary...More

Thank Parsaregreat
Cristina V, Co-responsable Dept Rescate y Rehabilitación en Fundació Mona at Fundacio Mona, Primate Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming. It was nice to have you here and share our work with you. Thank you for your contribution and see you soon.

Reviewed 26 February 2015

What an incredible experience! My partner and I spent 2 days volunteering at the centre. We got to prepare food for the day and enrichment packages for the chimps (to keep the boredom level at a minimum for them). We also cleaned their dorms. When...More

4  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Nice place to visit with children or teens or adults You'll learn lots of things about monkeys, orangutans, etc.

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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Fundacion mona is a great place to visit. They take care of several chimpansees and macaques that were rescued from people keeping them in their house or using them in commerials for example. You can visit it and get a tour, but you can also...More

8  Thank Sue S
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LNEBNE
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