From Watchmakers to Monkeys – Cornish charity celebrates its heritage

The home of internationally renowned primate welfare and conservation charity Wild Futures is Murrayton House near Looe, Cornwall. Famous as the site for the Wild Futures flagship Monkey Sanctuary, the beautiful Victorian mock gothic house is a gem in itself. Of course every old house has its mysteries and legends and Murrayton is no exception. … Continued

Ivor the Wise Old Monkey turns 25!

For most people turning 25 is not such a big deal, but for Ivor the woolly monkey it is something to celebrate, if Ivor was a human, he would be around 75 years old! Ivor is the oldest woolly monkey at Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary based near Looe, and he is loved by everyone. Although … Continued

The Patient Boss, the Spoilt one and the Trouble Maker

What comes to mind when you see this title? It probably won’t be that they are the nicknames for three monkeys that reside at Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary near Looe, Cornwall! Wild Futures is a registered charity founded upon over five decades of experience as a leader in the field of primate welfare and conservation, … Continued

Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary is a finalist for the Sustainable Tourism award at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards

Wild Futures, a leading primate welfare charity which runs The Monkey Sanctuary, based in Looe Cornwall, are finalists for the Sustainable Tourism award at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards. The South West Tourism Excellence Awards are the ‘official’ tourism awards for the region, with a record 602 entries considered for the awards over 25 … Continued

Wild Futures celebrates winning two awards at the Cornwall Tourism Awards

With 25 award categories at the Cornwall tourism awards covering everything from hotels and restaurants to activities and tourist information, Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary received bronze award for the wildlife friendly tourism category and silver award for sustainable tourism category as well as highly commended for the small visitor attraction category. The prestigious awards ceremony … Continued

Monkey Sanctuary Orphan Celebrates her 2nd Birthday

One of the Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary residents, woolly monkey Lily, is celebrating her 2nd birthday on October 18th. The little monkey has stolen the hearts of her human carers and every visitor to the Monkey Sanctuary. The Sanctuary has a non-breeding policy and so Lily is the “happy accident” after her mother’s contraceptive pill … Continued

Unilad ignores pleas over monkey suffering

A group of concerned primate organisations contacted Unilad to ask them to stop sharing images of primates that misinform the public of their suitability as pets. So far Unilad has ignored every form of contact. Read on to find out more…   “When you’re searching for f*cks to give,” ran the banners pasted across a video … Continued