Articles that provide useful information about saving wildlife that help educate the community.
Change is Coming Thankfully, the world has recently seen a change of attitude when it comes to tourism and wildlife. Due to many recent investigations exposing wildlife cruelty at centers where tourists can have a wildlife encounter, people are now more aware of the consequences of their actions. That’s not to say that it’s still not happening, but people are now realising the extreme […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Wildlife Selfies
Many visitors might be disappointed to learn that at Refuge for Wildlife we do not allow visitors to hold monkeys. Although you can get pretty close to some of the animals at the Refuge, you will not get to hold a baby monkey. Here’s why… THE PROBLEM WITH ANIMAL TOURISM There are many zoos, rescue centres, marine parks […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Want To Hold A Monkey?
Electrocution Is The #1 Killer Of Howler Monkeys In Costa Rica How Are They Being Electrocuted? By touching TWO (or more) uninsulated power lines at the same time. By touching the hot clamp, cables, fuse cutout, lightning arrestor, primary input (bushings), or secondary output (terminals and wires) on uninsulated power transformers. What Types of Injures Are Caused By Electrocution? […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Stop the Shocks – Insulating Transformers and Power Lines
Nosara Refuge for Wildlife fundraising calendars are here! Each calendar contains 16 months of beautiful photographs and stories about monkeys that we have rescued, rehabilitated and released. Printed on 11″x15.5″ heavy weight paper and wire bound, these high quality calendars cost only $20 or ₡10,000 each and 100% of all proceeds will go directly to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 2016-2017 Fundraising Calendar
MONKEY ELECTROCUTIONS – WHAT SHOULD YOU DO? Many people have asked us what they should do if they find a monkey being electrocuted on an uninsulated electrical wire or transformer. It’s important to know the best way you can help our wildlife in need. Always follow these important steps: 1. CALL 8824 3323 – We […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What To Do In A Wildlife Emergency