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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 […]
The Top 5 Things To Look Forward To At Monkey Forest
The winter at Trentham Monkey Forest has absolutely flown by! The team has been hard at work to make sure Monkey Forest is ready for opening on February 18th! We have been putting the graft in, improving areas of the park and we cannot wait to welcome you all back to Monkey Forest again! To […]
Sir David Attenborough describes Barbary macaques as “remarkable”
On the 30th of December, a new BBC Dynasties special aired, featuring a troop of Barbary macaques living in the Atlas mountains of Morocco. The one-off special, hosted as ever by Sir David Attenborough, utilised truly breathtaking videography of the species and underlined the main issues surrounding the decline in wild Barbary macaque populations. […]
MONKEY FOREST RE-OPENS ON THE 18TH FEBRUARY 2023!
We are excited to announce today that tickets for the 2023 season are now available to buy online and that Monkey Forest will be open from the 18th of February 2023. We cannot wait for our visitors to be reacquainted with the fascinating Barbary macaques that freely roam our amazing 60-acre Staffordshire forest! […]
Monkey Around The Christmas Tree With Gifts From Monkey Forest
Struggling with Christmas gift ideas? We have you covered… Merry Christmas from Trentham Monkey Forest! Baby Monkey Adoption Packs Trentham Monkey Forest recently launched a Baby Monkey Adoption Pack and it is the PERFECT gift for that monkey lover looking to support primate conservation. This brand-new, wholesome gift allows passionate primate […]