Last week was a particularly busy week at La Ceiba. It all started with the visit of the vet on Sunday. He was bringing back a small parrot that had to go to the clinic and he took the chance to visit all the animals that we had at the pre-release station. When I found … More A busy week- releases and newcomers
One of the things that I like about the JRC and the reason why we ended volunteering here is that they do have a strong philosophy of rescue and release. So much, that one of the reasons why they bought the nature reserve is to have a piece of forest where they can use to … More The different types of wildlife release
After two months of doing dishes and preparing food on Sundays but mostly cleaning parrot shit, parakeet shit, toucan shit, brown-booby shit, pelican shit and deer shit, (been there-done that- kind of job) we have finally been upgraded to …….monkey shit!!. I am sooooo happy that I have been walking on my tiptoes the last … More Upgraded! We are all monkey business!
Costa Rica is home to a large number of accredited wildlife rescue centers The other day, on our way back from the Rio Celeste and the Volcan Tenorio National Park, we visited Las Pumas wildlife rescue center. This is the second wildlife rescue center that we have visited since we arrived in Costa Rica in January. … More The bitter-sweet feeling of visiting wildlife rescue centers