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“Holy friendly monkeys, bat man!”

Foundation Jaguar Rescue Center
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Jaguar Rescue Center and La Ceiba Private Reserve Tour from Limon
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
East Providence, Rhode Island
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“Holy friendly monkeys, bat man!”
Reviewed September 8, 2010

Great half day excursion for kids of all ages. Hope this place does not go the way of buttercup up the road in Cahuita but for now it is easy and accessible. Guides are committed and it shows. Tour is pretty informative. I suppose purists could quibble with the place but it is obvious that human encroachment (us, when we travel) poses new dangers to native critters and this is a humane response and good reminder of our footprint. The monkey shots (on our heads etc) migrated quickly to our facebook i.d. photos. Could there be a higher compliment.?

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Puerto Viejo
2 reviews
“Great Thing To Do With Kids”
Reviewed September 8, 2010

We went to the Jaguar Rescue Center and though it was amazing. They have howler monkeys, sloths, alligators, snakes, toucans... and the best part is you get to hold the monkeys and sloths. Our kids were in heaven.

The center focuses on rehabilitation and release, so it is also a great cause. It was fantastic.

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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2 reviews
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“Wonderful interactive experience.”
Reviewed September 4, 2010

If you love animals and want to support those who are rehabilitating injured or abandoned animals, this is the place for you. The team who works at the Jaguar Rescue is committed to educating visitors and the surrounding community about local wild life in a hands-on way that is respectful of the animals. You will be able to see a selection of local snakes, spiders, toucans, monkeys, sloths and other animals in a natural setting. A fantastically, rewarding experience.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Excellent place to get close to the wildlife!”
Reviewed September 3, 2010

What an amazing place and run by lovely people. We had monkeys sitting on our heads and cuddled baby sloths. Its run by a couple and purely funded by visitors so please go here and donate some money to an excellent cause -their monkey therapy is highly recommended, just be warned for them peeing!

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boston, ma
2 reviews
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“Kids loved it. We also enjoyed.”
Reviewed September 2, 2010

The Jaguar Rescue Center has been around for about five years, named for when they first helped rescue a Jaguar. Now they don't have a jaguar, but they have monkeys, sloths, snakes, frogs, a marquez, toucans, etc. The best part is that you can hold sloths and play with the monkeys. Our teenagers went gaga over this and we got some great photos. The center is doing important work and the entrance fee supports its efforts to return animals to the wild as much as possible - so not only is going there enjoyable, but you feel good about it too.

Thank harpospeaks
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