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ACOBIA-DWAzoo, Iquitos

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Get up close to some lovable marine mammals at ACOBIA-DWAzoo, a manatee reserve and rescue center. Learn more about this wildlife charity's efforts to preserve this endangered species, while getting friendly with its residents and feeding the babies. A guided tour takes you through the history of the reserve and sheds light on the plight of the manatee population, whose adults are killed for food in droves, while babies are stolen by poachers. Before you head to Iquitos, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Iquitos travel itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Iquitos has to offer, including ACOBIA-DWAzoo.
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  • The country puts a major effort into restoration, and rehabilitation for their forests, and animals. The ACOBIA-DWA is about 20 minutes out of Iquitos, and is affiliated with the Dallas, Texas animal ...  more »
  • I love animals and this place was one of my favorites in Iquitos. It is not very far from the city, just 4.5km away and the taxi cost 12 soles one way. you have to pay an entrance fee and this is used...  more »
  • Hard working people trying to do their best for the manatees with very little funding. Small place, nice tour, fun to touch and feed the adult manatees, but overall felt sad for the animals there.  more »