Slideshow: Monkey education centre plan nears fruition

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A Desborough man’s plan to open an animal education centre is nearing completion.

Adam Tones has been busy preparing a site at Woodmeadow Garden Centre near Hannington, off the A43, which he is aiming to open in the near future as the Northamptonshire Monkey Sanctuary.

Adam Tones and a coatimundi called Scratt

Adam Tones and a coatimundi called Scratt

Mr Tones owns a number of Tamarind and Marmoset monkeys, as well as south American coatimundis, a skunk and a meerkat.

He wants to open the centre to the public and schools.

He is currently looking for volunteers to help at the centre.

Email northantsmonkeysanctuary@gmail.com or search for the centre on Facebook for more information.