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Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans

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Owned jointly by a Mexican and U.S. non-profit organization, this research...

Owned jointly by a Mexican and U.S. non-profit organization, this research center advances and shares knowledge of the Sonoran Desert region.

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Isolated marine/desert museum with interesting displays

It is a small museum off the beaten path near Puerto Penasco, Sonora, MX. It has a small indoor museum with marine related displays as well as educational displays regarding the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Oracle, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a small museum off the beaten path near Puerto Penasco, Sonora, MX. It has a small indoor museum with marine related displays as well as educational displays regarding the marine environment in desert areas. The fully constructed whale skeleton is it's biggest attraction and well worth the visit.

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Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

CEDO, in Spanish, means Centro de Estudios de Desiertos y Oceanos. In English, it means Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans. This is a non-profit organization with three main goals: Research, Education and Conservation, working with local businesses, the government, and local fishermen to educate and teach about how to save endangered species. They invite local communities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This is a great place to visit - the main field station is free to wander round, but the best times to visit are Tuesday and Saturday when the natural history talks are being conducted (in English). Tours are also available to the amazing local sites - swimming with sea lions, kayaking in the estero, visiting the Pinacate volcanic region... More 

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