Amazon Rescue Center, Iquitos

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Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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. Add Amazon Rescue Center to your Iquitos travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Iquitos trip planner.
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  • I went here a couple of days ago and the work the people do to rescue animals from the amazon is totally touching. The amount of work they put into saving lives is something to admire and to motivate....  more »
  • We stopped in here at the end of our Amazon Discovery Tour. The highlight was the rescued manatee’s which will soon be returned to the wild. There were also several species of monkeys which we had...  more »
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