Monkey Forest celebrates the births of SIX baby Barbary macaques monkeys!
SIX baby Barbary macaque monkeys have been born at Trentham Monkey Forest and have been adorably welcomed into the world by the other members of the troop; we are delighted to confirm. Several months after the monkeys were serenaded by a Marvin Gaye impersonator to inspire them to ‘get it on’, we are delighted […]
LET’S GET IT ON: ‘Marvin Gaye’ serenades endangered monkeys in Trentham during mating season
This weekend, Monkeys at Trentham Monkey Forest were treated to a live performance from love song legend Marvin Gaye to help boost the monkey love this mating season. As every new addition is so important for the protection of the species, special guest Dave Largie was invited into our beloved Forest to serenade the […]
Monkey Forest have a latté time for Macmillan Cancer Support
This week, the team hosted a coffee morning, in amongst the monkeys, in aide of Macmillan’s national campaign to raise vital funds for people living with cancer. The team raised their mugs for Macmillan and due to being surrounded by cheeky monkeys, decided to save the cake for another time – in the office […]
Come meet the gorgeous Monkey Forest babies born this summer!
Trentham Monkey Forest is excited to announce the arrivals of 5 beautiful baby Barbary macaques. Visitors are encouraged to come see the babies in all their glory, feel free to ‘aww’ and observe the bundles of joy explore their new world. The team have been eagerly awaiting the special arrivals after some of the […]
Trentham Monkey Forest: Searching For Babies
Trentham Monkey Forest have now started their exciting search for adorable baby monkeys as birthing season approaches. Baby birthing season occurs late spring, early summer each year. So, as springtime draws nearer, and mating season ends the staff are eagerly watching and monitoring the females. Hoping to spot any females with small baby bumps […]
How to spot a pregnant Barbary macaque?
As the weather warms up and the forest begins to bloom, some of our female monkeys are nearing their final stages of pregnancy. But how can you spot a pregnant Barbary macaque? A round tummy? Sore ankles? Unlike humans, it’s quite hard to tell when a female Barbary macaque is actually pregnant. But here are […]