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Amazon Rescue Center, Iquitos

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A refuge for creatures of all shapes and sizes, Amazon Rescue Center lets you get up close and personal with some of the Amazon's most famous and endangered animals. See manatees, turtles, otters and many more at this well-maintained and important facility, where you can learn about the dangers that face the animals in the wild. Watch the animals interact with each other in purpose-built enclosures, designed to provide insight into their behavior as they are fed, washed, and cared for. A place of education and entertainment, the center employs passionate guides committed to the cause of protecting these creatures and preparing them for reintroduction into the wild. Work out when and for how long to visit Amazon Rescue Center and other Iquitos attractions using our handy Iquitos vacation planner.
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  • A very interesting site where you can see monkeys turtles lizards and rescued manatees that are then returned to their natural habitat
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  • It is a place where you can interact with animals, touching them and load them have monkeys, parrots, lizards and nauyacas among others.
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  • They rescue baby Manatees That have lost their mothers and raise them to the point that they can be released back to the river. There are monkeys and turtles here too. No fancy tanks and cages, but re...  more »