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Trentham Monkey Forest Welcomes Three Newborn Barbary Macaques
We are excited to announce the arrival of three adorable newborn Barbary macaques, born within the past few weeks, at Trentham Monkey Forest. The three adorable babies were born to their proud mothers high up in the Staffordshire trees, overnight, as the monkeys live exactly how they would do in the wild. The woodland […]
Meet the Barbary macaque PLAY FACE!
Barbary macaques are one of the most fascinating primates in the world. The young ones particularly are known for their playful and mischievous nature, these monkeys are an absolute joy to watch in their natural space here in Trentham. One of the most interesting things about Barbary macaques is the way they communicate with […]
Set Sail on an Eco-Friendly Adventure with Our Upcycled Pirate Ship Play Space!
Ahoy there, mateys! Are you ready to set sail on a pirate adventure? Imagine a world where you can explore the high seas, discover hidden treasures, and battle fearsome foes. Well, now you can – thanks to our brand new pirate ship play space, handcrafted by our talented head of maintenance, Steve Olivant! But […]
MONKEY MUMS GIFTED FLOWERS FOR MOTHER’S DAY BY PRIMATE GUIDES
Monkey Mums at Trentham Monkey Forest were celebrated on Mother’s Day as our conservationists at the Staffordshire forest treated them with roses for them to eat (not put in a vase)! Within each group are several families, with up to FIVE generations (so yes, the park gave a flower to one of their great-great […]
Monkey Forest Team Watch Sir David Attenborough’s Documentary IN AMONGST primates inside woodland inhabited by featured Barbary macaque monkey
On the 1st March, our primate conservationists at Trentham Monkey Forest were treated to an unusual training programme, as they watched a David Attenborough documentary focused on the endangered primate they help to protect, INSIDE THE MONKEY FOREST ITSELF! Monkeys could be seen swinging from branch to branch whilst the park guides looked on […]