Wildlife rescue center and butterfly farm
Florian, the Saki monkey, was confiscated by ecological police in Tarapoto. When he arrived at Pilpintuwasi, he was dehydrated and infected by parasites. At Pilpintuwasi, Florian found companionship with a female Saki monkey called Zecke. They spent three years together and then, unfortunately, even with the great care we had given her she suddenly got sick. We ran tests and found out that her kidneys were
Josefa is an adult female coati who arrived on the first of July of this year from Lima city.Josefa lived for years in a police station in Chorrillos district.She survived by hunting rats and mice and also receiving the leftovers from the policemen. The Wildlife organizations found out about her case and presented it to the ecological police. They called Pilpintuwasi to find out if there
Chispa is a young two-fingered female sloth who has been with us for almost 5 months. She was found on our land, far from the installations, when one of the workers was looking for termites for Silvia, our termite-eaters. She was weighing only 400g and had infected injuries because of shrapnel (fortunately it didn’t stay under her skin). Also, we heard that people were feeding her
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suuuper cool butterfly sanctuary. definitely a highlight of our time in Iquitos. fun, very informative tours available in English or Spanish. There are several species of birds and monkeys, sloths, a few ocelots, a tapir, and even a jaguar there for now. Well worth a visit
(Translated by Google) Gudrun is an extraordinary person dedicating her life to helping animals and butterflies, for me it is something extraordinary It is not a zoo as they indicate on the contrary they want these animals to be free but in some cases it is not possible due to certain situations I hope this pandemic passes and again they can generate income so that they continue to help
Lizbeth Lidia Chuctaya
Very amazing place where you will see much more than butterflies. Various monkeys, Macaws, Ocelot, Jaguar, Tapier, and Tortoise. Well informed guides who care deeply about the animals there. A responsible sanctuary for animals.