Israeli Primate Sanctuary Foundation
The Israeli Primate Sanctuary Foundation ( IPSF) is a registered non-profit organization whose purpose is to save and rehabilitate monkeys in need. This includes monkeys who have been rescued/retired from research laboratories, those who have been illegally smuggled into the country and any other monkey at risk. The rehabilitation process is carried out in our Sanctuary, which was started in 1996.
As of the beginning of 2014, the Sanctuary was home to over 300 monkeys, including long-tail macaque, capuchin, baboon, vervet, marmoset, colobus, etc. Additional populations (groups) and individual primates are continually referred.
In 2014, the Sanctuary accepted a request from the Mini...