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Who is he? The Clumsy Teenager

Special skills: Playing boisterous games and being loud!

Adopt Billy

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Please note that overseas adoptions cannot be paid for by monthly direct debit. You can pay annually via credit/debit card.

Adopting

Adopting a monkey with Wild Futures really is a gift with a difference. Whether it’s a gift for yourself or another, you will be supporting the work of our charity and enabling us to protect primates and their habitats worldwide. The monkeys featured in the adoption scheme reside at projects run by Wild Futures. Each monkey is unique with their own characters and personalities so please do check out their monkey pictures and profiles. As a Monkey adopter you will receive:

  • A cuddly monkey toy (optional)
  • Personalised certificate of your adoption
  • Photo of your adopted monkey
  • Your monkey’s story
  • Species factsheet
  • Wild Futures newsletters throughout the year
  • Discounted entry fee to our Monkey Sanctuary

About Billy

Billy arrived at Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary in January 2012. The details of his past are still being investigated, but we know that he was born in a European zoo from which he was sold into the primate pet trade and smuggled into the UK. Billy is a very quick learner. He is very brave and very friendly. Not self pitying, when told off he doesn't sulk but patiently waits to be able to play again. Good at occupying himself when alone. Billy still has a lot to learn about being a monkey and is always looking for adult reassurance from the older monkeys. He is learning fast and is quickly accepted by the others.