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Mostly Monkeys is a non-profit sanctuary located in San Diego County. The sanctuary provides long-term care for a variety of exotic animals. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of life for the animals in our care.

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kinkajou, birds, a badger, foxes, monkeys, and even a mountain lion. There's something for everyone.

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Call or email Jim at cubrescue@gmail.com or 619/933/5884 Mostly Monkeys

Tours are appointment only. The cost is $20 for adults & $10 for children. Group rates are available, please contact Jim Keough for details. Additional donations are greatly appreciated. Payment is by cash and check only.


Mostly Monkeys was founded in 1989

by Suzy Carey as a non-profit sanctuary for wild and exotic animals. Located in San Diego County, the sanctuary provides high quality, long term care for a variety of exotic animals species including New and Old World monkeys, North American carnivores, and a variety of reptiles and birds.

Our goal is to provide the highest quality of life for the animals in our care by creating an environment conducive to species appropriate behavior and to promote public awareness of the plight of our animals.

Mostly Monkeys is funded from charitable grants and donations of organizations and individuals.

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About the Founder

Suzy Carey is a graduate of Moorpark College’s Exotic Animal Training and Management program. She then worked as a trainer for an animal talent agency where she first became aware of the plight of pet monkeys. She has worked professionally with exotic animals since 1980 and currently works as a zoo keeper to help support the sanctuary.