Primate Rescue Center
- Advocacy & Human Rights
Location2515 Bethel RoadNicholasville, KY 40356 United States
To alleviate the suffering of primates wherever it occurs by: providing sanctuary or referral to appropriate facilities; working to end the trade in primates both in the US and abroad;educating the public about the plight of primates caught in the breeder/dealer cycle; assisting researchers and zoo personnel in finding appropriate placement for their surplus primates; encouraging compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws and animal welfare statues.
The Primate Rescue Center (PRC) is located in scenic central Kentucky. The PRC was founded as a small, private haven for former pet and laboratory monkeys and apes and currently houses nearly 50 primates.