Articles about wildlife that have been injured and are recovering at Refuge for Wildlife.
In late October, we rescued a baby howler monkey from the Delicious area after her was found by a local staff member crying on a low branch with no other monkeys around. He had been severely attacked by an alpha male so he was lucky to have been found so quickly. Like lions, when a […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on Gabriel’s Rehabilitation – Warning Graphic Images
Baby news! On Jan 8th at 7am we welcomed a new arrival at Refuge for Wildlife, a newborn howler monkey baby! We rescued an adult female about a month ago after she was attacked by an alpha male. Her face was essentially ripped off, her nasal cavities crushed and exposed, and her wounds were badly […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on Injured Howler Gives Birth – Warning Graphic Images
In early November 2014, Vincent’s mother was electrocuted on an uninsulated transformer here in Guiones and unfortunately when she died, she slumped onto the live electrical current and Vincent was pinned against the transformer. A second female was also dead. Howler monkeys are very emotional animals and when one member of the troop is crying […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on Vincent’s Rescue and Rehabilitation – Warning Graphic Images
Nosara Refuge for Wildlife fundraising calendars are here! Each calendar contains 16 months of beautiful photographs and stories about monkeys that we have rescued, rehabilitated and released. Printed on 11″x15.5″ heavy weight paper and wire bound, these high quality calendars cost only $20 or ₡10,000 each and 100% of all proceeds will go directly to […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on 2016-2017 Fundraising Calendar
By Matt Banes It’s 4:45 AM, the metal roof is clanking as the offshore winds whip across the local mountains and down through the Nosara beaches. A few roosters and dogs are chiming in and, to add to this jungle symphony, the Howler Monkeys are sounding off with their deep bellows. If you are smiling […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on The Howler Monkey Symphony – Now Playing at Dusk and Dawn
A mother and baby fell from an electrical wire near Delicas and Refuge for Wildlife was called to the scene. Neither had been electrocuted, it seems the mother just fell. There was dogs nearby that wanted to attack, but the owners were responsible and kept the dogs away until we arrived. She was unconscious and […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on Mother and Baby Released