Wildlife rescue center and butterfly farm
welcome Sultan- our new coati!
Please welcome… Sultan – the South American Coati. The ecological police of Iquitos, Peru had given us this young male on Saturday, 11th March 2023. The new addition to Pilpintuwasi wildlife rescue and isn’t he just the cutest? (ESPAÑOL ABAJO) Unfortunately, they are becoming an increasingly popular pet due to the Coati’s appearance (unusual and rather beautiful). The rise of pet trends is disastrous for biodiversity
Alberto – Tuyuyo
🦋Español abajo🦋 Alberto, is a Jabiru stork also known locally in Peru as a Tuyuyo – now that’s fun to say! The species name comes from the Guarani language and means “swollen neck” as these birds are able to inflate their air sacs at will. These are one of the largest birds in the Americas standing 5ft tall and with a wingspan of over 8ft they
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
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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.