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Born to be Wild

From left; Wangxi, Terry, Heather and Zhangmin, taking shelter from the rain in a rock cave. Wangxi and Zhangmin are graduate students at Anhui University working with Dr. Li

Observing how monkey’s spend their days in the wild, provides great ideas for enriching the lives of our captive monkeys! But also saddens us that no matter how great our captive enrichment program may be, it simply pales in comparison to a life in the wild!

OPR interns Terry and Heather learn about primate behavior from observing wild Tibetan Macaques in China

In the wild, the sky is the limit for endless acrobatic exploration and play.
It is the “Freedom place” where primates were meant to live out their
lives and to flourish. Polly Schultz