After visiting a similar exhibit in Monte Verde, we expected the same sort of self-guided experience, looking for well-hidden reptiles in glass cases. This was vastly different, and very well presented for such a small and remote centre.
We joined an already-in-progress tour, with guide Jose, but he was careful to make sure that everyone who joined stayed on and caught up on the entire exhibit. His passion and love for the wildlife he works with is evident, and takes away any inhibitions one might have about perhaps holding tarantulas, or snakes, so one can experience them with all senses.
They have a tremendous inventory of wildlife, and we were very impressed by the cleanliness and condition of the facility and exhibits. We also appreciated the clear insights Jose gave us about using caution and care as we travelled around the country.
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