Articles about releasing rescued and rehabilitated wildlife back into the jungle.
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
Today was graduation day at Refuge For Wildlife for several of our orphaned howlers! We transferred eleven monkeys to SIBU Sanctuary where they will start a step-down release program! At SIBU Sanctuary, our orphaned monkeys will spend up to 2 years, depending on the age and abilities of the monkey, learning how to live in […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on 11 Monkeys “Graduate” from Refuge for Wildlife
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
At the end of March 2015, Refuge for Wildlife received an emergency call from Animales de Samara, an animal rescue centre in a nearby town. A howler monkey had been attacked by a pack of dogs and was badly injured and not moving. Samara is about 45 minutes away from Nosara where Refuge for Wildlife is […]Continue Reading... //Comments Off on Injured Howler Released – Warning Graphic Images
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
Costa Rica: One woman’s fight to save the country’s monkeys The growth of tourism in Costa Rica has been an economic plus but has taken an unforeseen toll on wildlife. Increased need for power means more electrical transformers, which have had a devastating effect on the country’s howler monkey population. Most of Costa Rica’s power […]Continue Reading... //No Comments.