Dedicated to the preservation & protection of the world's primates

Dedicated to the preservation & protection of the world's primates

Primate Protection

IPPL’s History

Since 1973, under the leadership of our founder, Dr. Shirley McGreal, IPPL has spent decades fighting to protect and save primates around the world. These significant efforts included fighting smugglers, exposing the fate of primates in research labs, establishing a gibbon sanctuary and much more.

How You Can Help 

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For decades IPPL has saved dozens of gibbons whose lives were often depressing, even horrifying if they were subjects in a research lab. By joining our adoption program you will help them continue to receive the compassionate care they deserve.

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More than 60% of primate species around the world are threatened with extinction mainly due to human activities, such as habitat loss, hunting, illegal trade, climate change and disease.

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Volunteering at IPPL is an opportunity with a unique perk as you will be serenaded by our gibbons singing while making a difference in the lives of these charismatic little apes.

How You Can Help 

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For decades IPPL has saved dozens of gibbons whose lives were often depressing, even horrifying if they were subjects in a research lab. By joining our adoption program you will help them continue to receive the compassionate care they deserve.

Care-IPPL Home Page

More than 60% of primate species around the world are threatened with extinction mainly due to human activities, such as habitat loss, hunting, illegal trade, climate change and disease.

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Volunteering at IPPL is an opportunity with a unique perk as you will be serenaded by our gibbons singing while making a difference in the lives of these charismatic little apes.

HELP US CONTINUE OUR GLOBAL EFFORTS TO PROTECT AND SAVE PRIMATES BY DONATING TODAY!

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LATEST NEWS FROM OUR BLOG

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The latest issue of IPPL News is now online!

This issue contains interesting articles from Lilongwe Wildlife Trust, Zambia Primate Project,  the engaging encounter of Bobo the gorilla and a bushbaby, and more! Please share so others can learn more about IPPL and our global partners. https://ippl.org/newsletter/2020s/IPPL_News_2022-Summer%20Issue.pdf

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Giving Day for Apes is October 11 but EARLY DONATIONS have begun!

The Global Federation of Animals (GFAS) will present its 9th annual Giving Day for Apes on October 11, 2022. Since 1977 when IPPL established a gibbon sanctuary, we have provided peaceful lives for dozens of gibbons. Many had endured years, even decades, living in horrific environments including research laboratories. At IPPL, we consider all of…

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Shirley McGreal Tribute Issue of IPPL News is now online!

Since the death of our founder in November 2021, we have been gathering many heartwarming messages from around the world. As Shirley fought to help primates for almost 50 years, she  had a tremendous impact on humans as well. Included in this issue of IPPL News are memories from IPPL’s board and staff, tributes from…