Sebastian was rescued in April when our team received a call from staff at a local restaurant in Esperanza. Sebastian had been eating mangoes from a tree on a nearby residential street when he climbed onto uninsulated power lines. He had a deep wound on the bridge of his nose, burns on his hands, and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Sebastian’s Rescue and Rehabilitation
In late October, we rescued a baby howler monkey from the Delicious area after her was found by a local staff member crying on a low branch with no other monkeys around. He had been severely attacked by an alpha male so he was lucky to have been found so quickly. Like lions, when a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Gabriel’s Rehabilitation – Warning Graphic Images
Today was graduation day at Refuge For Wildlife for several of our orphaned howlers! We transferred eleven monkeys to SIBU Sanctuary where they will start a step-down release program! At SIBU Sanctuary, our orphaned monkeys will spend up to 2 years, depending on the age and abilities of the monkey, learning how to live in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 11 Monkeys “Graduate” from Refuge for Wildlife
Here at Refuge for Wildlife our speciality is howler monkeys. Several are injured, electrocuted or orphaned each month, so the Refuge is filled with monkeys; we have at least 30 at all times. In addition to our specialty, we also rescue, rehabilitate and release other wild animals – from bats and owls to opossums and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Baby Pizotes Join the Refuge Family
Howler monkeys are always surprising us with just how intelligent they are! We’re starting to wonder if local monkeys are learning that Refuge for Wildlife is a safe haven for orphaned monkeys because the other day an adult male dropped off a baby! Brenda heard the distress cry of a baby howler, immediately went to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Howler Baby Dropped Off at Refuge by Father!!!