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WATCH: Meet Loren, the baby orang-utan who's flown halfway round the world to her new home in Dorset

All pictures by Monkey World

A YOUNG orang-utan got the VIP treatment as she travelled halfway around the world to meet her new family.

7:00am Wednesday 17 May 2017

'For a nation of animal lovers, this uncontrolled trade is causing suffering for both animals and people': Monkey petition backed by Dorset MP

Monkey World director Dr Alison Cronin, MP Richard Drax and musician Peter Gabriel

A DEBATE on the plight of pet monkeys in the UK was discussed at Parliament this week.

7:02am Friday 28 April 2017

Initerviews with Dr Alison Cronin, Monkey World director and Jeremy Keeling, animal director

Initerviews with Dr Alison Cronin, Monkey World director and Jeremy Keeling, animal director

Silvestre arrived during the cold snap from Spain where his mother abandoned him after giving birth at Santillana Zoo.Monkey World keepers say it's time to grow up for the "confident chap" as he learns about being an orang-utan and not just living with…

12:05pm Wednesday 8 December 2010

Pet Joe set for Monkey World

DEVOTED pet owner Mary Stanton has vowed to have her beloved pet Joe, a capuchin monkey, put down rather than lose him saying "he will die any way if he is taken away."

12:00am Friday 1 December 2000

Pet Joe set for Monkey World

DEVOTED pet owner Mary Stanton has vowed to have her beloved pet Joe, a capuchin monkey, put down rather than lose him saying "he will die any way if he is taken away."

12:00am Friday 1 December 2000

Take the bungee jump challenge at Monkey World near Bovington

DAREDEVIL fundraisers are being invited to take a giant leap for ape kind.

2:00pm Monday 27 August 2012

Monkey World's latest woolly wonder

Alison Cronin with Diego the two-month-old Woolly Monkey

DIEGO sports a tiny nappy and rubs his face against his ‘mother’s’ cheek.

5:00pm Monday 12 January 2009

Monkey World director heads to London in bid to change pet trade legislation

Monkey World director heads to London in bid to change pet trade legislation

MONKEY World director Dr Alison Cronin will head to London tomorrow in a bid to change legislation concerning the care of wild animals in the pet trade.

6:43pm Tuesday 4 February 2014

Monkey World team thrilled by response

AN appeal by two Dorset conservationists asking people to write to the Thai authorities demanding action to stop the smuggling of endangered species has been answered by hundreds of people.

12:00pm Friday 13 February 2004

Tubby orangutan arrives at Monkey World

Dr Alison Cronin, left, with Oshine, and her previous owner

AN OBESE orangutan has been transported from South Africa to Monkey World.

4:00pm Thursday 9 September 2010
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