Slideshow: Monkey education centre plan nears fruition

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 or search for the centre on Facebook for more information.