Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • Stop the Shocks – Insulating Transformers and Power Lines

    Posted on May 28, 2016 by Refuge for Wildlife in Education, Electrocutions, Fundraising.

    Electrocution Is The #1 Killer Of Howler Monkeys In Costa Rica How Are They Being Electrocuted? By touching TWO (or more) uninsulated power lines at the same time. By touching the hot clamp, cables, fuse cutout, lightning arrestor, primary input (bushings), or secondary output (terminals and wires) on uninsulated power transformers. What Types of Injures Are Caused By Electrocution? […]

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  • Refuge for Wildlife and ICE Work Together to “Stop the Shocks”

    Posted on May 4, 2016 by Refuge for Wildlife in Electrocutions, Fundraising.

    On Tuesday May 3rd 2016, ICE installed several wildlife protection kits along the main road of Playa Guiones for the Nosara “Stop the Shocks” Program. Refuge for Wildlife purchased these kits through donations from the public and a generous grant received several months ago. Lisa Foley and Thierry, Mael & Martine Von Der Weid donated […]

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