Centro de Rescate Las Pumas, Canas

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#5 of 15 in Zoos & Aquariums in Costa Rica
Visit Centro de Rescate Las Pumas and learn about the foundation's aim to rescue, rehabilitate and provide quality of life to the many big cats, primates and other animals residing here. The rescue center provides a temporary or permanent home to many species that have been victims of hunting, deforestation and the pet trade. Majestic pumas, jaguars and playful white headed capuchin are just some of the wildlife rescued, living here since the center opened in the 1960s. Tours tell each individual animal's story and the work of the foundation. See some rare creatures while supporting an important project. By using our Canas trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Centro de Rescate Las Pumas and other attractions in Canas.
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  • Fairly small centre and could be completed in 45 minutes, but we spent a happy two hours here exploring. Our patience paid off as we saw the pumas and jaguars on the move. The enclosures/habitats are ...  more »
  • excellent place to meet the cats of the country and education about the because are excellent ahi.ademas care and maintenance diets of cats.
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  • The place is small, not be time-consuming to navigate it. It is a little uncomfortable to see the animals and there is no guide. But with a selfie stick and the lens through the mesh can make good pictures. However, it remains impressive felines.
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  • Worth stopping in if you are driving by. The cool thing is that you can see three types of monkeys up close. They are a rescue facility for animals.
  • This is a fun place to visit, especially with kids. We went later in the afternoon and were lucky to see almost all of the big cats being active in their pens!! The monkeys were very entertaining, I think my 9 year old could have sat there and watched them all day! The lady working there spoke excellent English.
  • Nice place to go. You can see many kinds of pumas and other cool animals.
  • Was ok if you need a break from driving, but I wouldn't go out of the way for a visit. That being said, the kids enjoyed the animals and reading the stories of how each one ended up at the rescue shelter.
  • They save animals, that's just enough to visit them and contribute
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