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This beautiful specimen of American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), was rescued by the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Telecommunications (MINAET), Sobek was found in very poor condition and fully bound, a fact that still does not explain is that you had 2 legs front amputated.

Sobek is a crocodile of 4.20 m and its weight is about 450 kg, is estimated to be 30 years old in the wild. You can stay 20 years in captivity but with good management.

Currently fed with 60 kilos of meat a month, but could eat up to 90 kg. The enclosure is made ‚Äč‚Äčespecially for this issue and your pond has a fairly wide beach with their disability can easily go out sunbathing. This exhibitor is the first in Central America that has a view underwater with tropical fish.

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The illegal trade in primates for pets in Costa Rica is the leading cause of death of these beautiful animals, it is estimated that a baby monkey to survive in captivity die in the process 7 before , without counting that to rip the baby to mothers have to kill them .

Lunapertenece the species Saimiri oesterdii citrinelus , or commonly titi or squirrel monkeys and their distribution is limited to the South Pacific area of Costa Rica , specifically in the Manuel Antonio National Park, where is dwindling natural abitat .

Moon was a pet , under very bad conditions in captivity. Sfría of malnutrition , anemia, internal and external parasites . His rescue was undertaken in Escazu nearly 400 miles from its natural habitat. He came very young and currently is expecting company . She is part of the exhibition of environmental education and animal rescue his past your chances of being released into the wild are not as high .

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Estos son los buhos "Estucuru" (Megascops clarkii) y "Sorococa" (Megascops colliba), ambas especies pueden ser encuentradas en los bosques de nuestro país.

Usualmente ellos hacen los nidos en árboles huecos donde ponen de 2 a 4 huevos, en algunos casos los que nacen de primero son los buhos o lechuzas más fuertes y desplazan al más debil, y caen al piso; en otros casos las personas cortan los árboles y caen los pichones, entonces es ahí cuando las personas se los encuentran y los traen al Refugio.

Los buhos que recibe el Refugio Herpetologico son entrenados para que aprendan a volar y cazar, de manera que se poden devolver a vida libre cuando pueden sobrevivir en su habitad; dandoles una segunda oportunidad.  


Katniss belongs to the species Galictis vittata, known as Grisona, their natural habitat are near rivers humid forests. They are nocturnal animals and they feed consists of small rodents, birds and others.

It is a species that is threatened with extinction due to deforestation of the areas they inhabit.

Katniss was found in Puriscal by a lady at the bank of a river hurt. When I received the Herpetológico Refugio, was very small and was 9 torsalos in your body.

He is currently in excellent health and will soon have a public viewing venue we visit.

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