Set in the 'Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset, UK', 'Monkey Life - Series 2' follows the nail-biting rescue and rehabilitation stories of some of the most abused and neglected monkeys in the world, and the unwavering hard work of Dr Alison Cronin, MBE and her team in their ongoing mission to stop the illegal smuggling of primates from the wild. Set up in 1987, Monkey World has rescued primates from over 18 countries worldwide. Monkeys, apes and lesser apes are found abused in laboratories, circus tents, chained to attract people to shops, restaurants or even petrol stations, or used as photographers' props. These primates are rehabilitated at Monkey World and given the chance to spend the rest of their days being cared for in as natural an environment as possible, with friends of their own kind. Filmed over the course of a year, this much loved series features the day-to-day dramas and personalities of these, our closest relatives. From power struggles to friendship bonds and new additions to the group. Monkey Life follows some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet, and the team who are devoted to working with them.