Video Gallery: Rescues


Pop Goes the Sammy

Published: Jun 13th, 2014

A little fun on Friday the 13th.


The Lucky 9 - Baboon Rescue

Published: Sep 24th, 2013

We're thrilled to announce the arrival of nine new baboons to the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in Dilley, Texas! These female baboons, ages 13 to 23, were just retired from a research program at a laboratory in New York...


Buddy Meets Elvis

Published: Apr 30th, 2013

Buddy Holly, a young baboon rescued from a small cage, makes his first acquaintance with his new digs and new best friend, Elvis! Born Free USA is a leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation with campaigns against animals in entertainment, exotic "pets," trapping and fur, and the wildlife trade...


Buddy Meets Elvis

Published: Apr 30th, 2013

Buddy Holly, a young baboon rescued from a small cage, makes his first acquaintance with his new digs and new best friend, Elvis! Born Free USA is a leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation with campaigns against animals in entertainment, exotic "pets," trapping and fur, and the wildlife trade...


29 More WAO Macaques Arrive!

Published: Aug 11th, 2012

On Aug. 11-13, 2012, 29 hybrid pig-tail/long-tail macaques were transferred from Wild Animal Orphanage in San Antonio, TX, to their new home at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary...


India checking out her new surroundings

Published: Aug 8th, 2008

India checking out her new surroundings at Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary.


Oliver and the Hammock

Published: Jun 2nd, 2012

Oliver, a young rhesus macaque, enjoys some playtime with his favorite hammock. It's a good example of how it doesn't take much to help lift the spirits of our furry residents...


Zeke Browsing

Published: Jul 27th, 2012

Sixteen-year-old Zeke browses on some fresh grass at his new home at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary. Zeke is one of 10 stump-tailed macaques transferred from the Wild Animal Orphanage on July 25, 2012...


'Mississippi Mac' Settles in at the Sanctuary

Published: Feb 8th, 2012

The monkey we temporarily are calling "Mississippi Mac," who in late January 2012 was rescued from horrendous conditions at a roadside zoo in Mississippi, a week later settles into his adjustment enclosure at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary...


Private video

Published: Dec 31st, 1969


Our Biggest Rescue Begins!

Published: Aug 1st, 2012

On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in south Texas received the first 10 of more than 100 monkeys (and one baboon) it is rescuing from the bankrupt Wild Animal Orphanage in San Antonio...


El-Bee, Spanky, Whitey, and Houdini

Published: Aug 17th, 2010

Four of the fifteen long-tails who recently arrived at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary get to know each in a temporary enclosure...


El-Bee, Spanky, Whitey, and Houdini

Published: Aug 17th, 2010

Four of the fifteen long-tails who recently arrived at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary get to know each in a temporary enclosure...


Belinda and Lena

Published: Jul 27th, 2012

Two stump-tailed macaques from Wild Animal Orphanage, Belinda and Lena, enjoy a tasty south Texas treat of ripe mesquite beans. The two are part of a group of 10 recently re-homed to the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary...


Logan settling in with his new companion, Frankie

Published: Aug 8th, 2008

Logan settling in with his new companion, Frankie at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary.


India and Gilbert cuddling

Published: Aug 20th, 2008

Two recently rescued macaques, India and Gilbert, get along famously after just a few short weeks at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary


Logan just after his release into the new enclosure

Published: Aug 8th, 2008

Logan just after his release into the new enclosure at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary.