Tel: +44 (0) 1639 730276
We are eternally grateful to all those kind people who help us to care for the animals in our sanctuary.
Company Registration No 3714183 .
VAT Number 741 8355 27.
UK registered charity number 1076645
Open every day,
(except Christmas Day)
Although we specialise in the care and protection of primates we cannot stand by and see other animals in need of help. You will therefore find wolf dogs, horses, donkeys, cattle, pigs, and others at our sanctuary.
At Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary we regularly receive requests from people who have animals in need of a new home.
Great Ape Project – GAP is an international movement created in 1994. The main purpose is to guarantee the basic rights to life, freedom and non-
Today the International Great Ape Project, consisting of independent institutions in Brazil, Chile, Córd d'Ivoire, Germany, Mexico, Spain and Uruguay, has a new and therefore eighth national chapter: United Kingdom.
The Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary (WAMS) has joined the Great Ape Project as a separate UK section.
This is especially important for the German and Spanish GAP-
WAMS has all the necessary licenses to import primates from abroad to the United Kingdom and to keep them permanently. In contrast to the three other centers for primates in Europe, the WAMS pursues a strict no-
WAMS is personally known to us: some time ago we were involved in the transfer of two chimpanzees from the Zoo Delbrück to Wales
(see: https://www.greatapeproject.de/delbrck/ ). The founders and trustees of WAMS -
Please welcome the new GAP Chapter
We have joined the Great Ape Project