Chimpanzee Marria
tiger Suzu


AAP gives exotic mammals a better future

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AAP gives primates and other exotic mammals a better future

Animal welfare is still under great pressure. Many exotic animals do not live animal-worthy lives and human actions are often the cause. At AAP we improve the welfare of primates and other mammals in a sustainable way. We rescue animals in need and argue for better legislation throughout Europe.


Circuses and other forms of entertainment using non-domesticated exotic animals must be prohibited by law. Entertainment or cultural considerations should never be the cover-up for blatant animal abuse.  Luckily, governments all around the world, and especially in Europe, are starting to put and end to this practice.

Lion in the circus

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Barbary macaques at the Primate Islands

Part of our rescue center is open to visitors. You can visit the Primate Islands and the 'Rondje AAP' by yourself. Moreover, it is possible to attend one of our Tours (in Dutch).

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