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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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  • Good tryp to learn about the wildlife found at the Amazon basin. The animals are well taken care of in open spaces, you can feed some of them! 
  • It has a group of turtles and other animals such as otters and monkeys, but its main function is designed for the manatees, the truth that I loved everything there. the main thing, bring mosquito repellent.
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  • I managed to get the opportunity to volunteer here, and loved every moment of it. There is a great team of dedicated volunteers here, who focus on rehabilitating and releasing injured and abandoned an...  more »