We require the help of many permanent volunteers to take care of the sanctuary
Rescue in the Andes upcoming documentary release by Art of Adventure Studios
The spider monkeys have noticed that Ajayu is blind. As it is their nature with weak animals, they are entering his enclosure, stealing his food and bullying him. We cannot allow this. The only solution is to urgently seal Ajayu’s enclosure, which means building a large mesh roof. You can make a difference in Ajayu’s
The following is a report written by the construction manager at La Senda Verde, who has taken care of all the construction projects of the year. We would like to thank the donors and volunteers who have made possible to advance in all of these projects. DECEMBER 2016 – JANUARY 2017 Puma enclosure 10×13.50×10 mts.
Wildlife trafficking is the world’s third most lucrative illegal activity and the victims, rescued wild animals, don’t stop arriving to La Senda Verde. For this reason we are permanently on campaign to raise funds and build new enclosures for the new arrivals. During the month of September we finished building a small enclosure for Mara.
The 20th of September a male juvenile raccoon arrived that was brought in by the environmental authorities of Cochabamba. It is currently going through the quarantine and we are looking to see where we may place him. We have thought about having him accompany our blind bear Ajayu, since his enclosure is completely closed. The
An exciting new idea has been developed by Bohemia papel and La Senda Verde, it’s recycled paper cards with chamomile seeds in them! The funds gathered by their sales go directly to supporting the animals at La Senda Verde, these cards can then be torn apart and planted to grow chamomile flowers, which are great
La Senda Verde Academy was born from the initiative to find a way to reduce wildlife trafficking through education, due to the situation of a never-stopping influx of animals to the refuge. Though other means of reducing and stopping wildlife crime should be supported, we believe that changing the way we relate to animals and
Recently Added Species Fact Files
RED BROCKET SPECIES FACT FILE Scientific name: Mazama americana English names: Red Brocket Spanish and local names: corzuela colorada, guazuncho, guazú-pytá o guazo Size: 103 to 146 cm (40.55 to 57.48 in) Weight: 20 to 55 kg (44.05 to 121.15 lb) Bio-print: Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetartiodactyla Cervidae Genus
GREEN-WINGED MACAW SPECIES FACT FILE Scientific name: Ara chloroptera English names: Green-winged Macaw, Red-and-green Macaw Spanish and local names: Guacamayo, Papagayo o Paraba roja Size: 90 to 95 cm (35 to 37 in) Weight: 1,050 and 1,708 g (2.315 and 3.765 lb) Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Animalia Chordata Aves Psittaciformes Psittacidae Genus Green-winged macaws
AZARA’S NIGHT MONKEY SPECIES FACT FILE Scientific name: Aotus azarae English names: Owl monkey, Azara’s night monkey, Southern night monkey Spanish and local names: Mono nocturno, mico de noche, niru niru Size: 341mm (13.4 in) Weight: 1.18kg (32 ounces) Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Aotidae Etymology The night monkey’s genus
CAPYBARA SPECIES FACT FILE Scientific name: Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris English names: Capybara Spanish and local names: Chigüire, Chigüiro, Carpincho, Capibara Size: Length: 106 to 134 cm (3.48 to 4.40 ft). Height: 50 to 62 cm (20 to 24 in) Weight: 35 to 66 kg (77 to 146 lb) Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Animalia Chordata Mammalia
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