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La Marina Wildlife Rescue Center

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| La Marina of San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
+506 2474 2202
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Beautiful grounds,cats cages too small

We enjoyed our stop at that rescue center (on the way b/w Sarapiqui and la Fortuna). Big and... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
YaFi
,
Calgary
Many empty exhibits, poor feline "habitat"

Sad to see big cats in little cages--their well-being should be more important than making sure... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
anna b
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toronto
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“big cats” (2 reviews)
“tapir” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| La Marina of San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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+506 2474 2202
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We enjoyed our stop at that rescue center (on the way b/w Sarapiqui and la Fortuna). Big and spacious grounds with lots of shade, interesting animals. Tapir, peccaries, monkeys, lots of parrots, etc. The only sad part is small cages for the big cats... I...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Sad to see big cats in little cages--their well-being should be more important than making sure there's no place for these animals to go or hide. Several exhibits had no animals with no signs indicating the reasons. That made our walk rather shorter than expected....More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is not a typical zoo, but very pleasant to walk through. They were upgrading many areas for the animals and it's looking very nice for the animals. Well worth the cost to visit knowing these animals are rescues.

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

this is not a normal zoo, actually, it looks more like a "spa" for animals, the guys who attend this place are really passionate about nature.

Thank Layla M
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

This rescue center has been in place for many years but it is always amazing to visit it and learn about animals and their behaviors. Most of the animals in the center are species that live in Costa Rica`s forests (like the jaguar or the...More

Thank SBE73
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