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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

Monkey World rescue chimpanzee from Lebanon

Kiki the chimpanzee with new friend Patricia

A RESCUED chimpanzee is settling into a new life in Dorset after being plucked to safety from the Middle East.

4:30pm Thursday 27 January 2011

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

Monkey World’s founder Jim dies

ILLNESS: Jim Cronin

JIM Cronin, the founder of Monkey World ape rescue centre, has lost his battle against liver cancer.

8:35am Tuesday 20 March 2007

Monkey World’s gibbon family set to travel to Vietnam

Mum Peanut, brother Tien and baby Tia Nang

A BABY gibbon is set to be the first to be released into the wild from Monkey World at Wool.

11:40am Saturday 11 July 2009

Monkey World's pet trade petition handed in - with 110,764 signatures

IN DOWNING STREET: Dr Alison Cronin and Richard Drax and Peter Gabriel hand in the petition to Number 10

CAMPAIGNERS are hopeful changes will be made to the laws around keeping monkeys as pets after a 110,000-strong petition was handed in.

6:04am Monday 25 April 2016

Celebrity pair back monkey adoption

Gemma Atkinson and Marcus Bent are backing monkey adoption scheme

An actress and her footballer boyfriend have urged animal lovers to follow in their footsteps and adopt a monkey or an ape.

8:12pm Tuesday 27 May 2008
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