ACOBIA-DWAzoo, Iquitos

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#5 of 15 in Zoos & Aquariums in Peru
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. Arrange your visit to ACOBIA-DWAzoo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Iquitos using our Iquitos online journey planner .
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  • Beautiful place close to Iquitos, where you can interact with animals in quarantine, mainly with the manatees endangered.
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  • agree with some of the reviews the place is tired but when you look at the Iquitos economy and the brilliant work they are doing here.. either voluntary or paid workers, self-sufficient ..its a credit...  more »
  • Cute place to escape the city. Excellent work of the team of rescuers and caretakers of these animals so unique and vulnerable in our region.
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