WILD CATS 2-5%
Usually arrive having been confiscated due to illegal trafficking. All 6 species of wildcats in Costa Rica are endangered due to habitat loss, poaching, illegal trafficking, etc. The most frequent wild cats that we receive are:
The main examples of mustelid in the region are the Greater Grison or the Tayra and are usually admitted into the Center having been hit by a car or orphaned.
Squirrels, agoutis and pacas. The main reasons they need our help is after an attack by a dog or cat or falling from a tree. Babies are frequently found as orphans.
Any other animal that arrives for any reason, we treat and try to reintroduce back into the wild if it is possible.
- Deer: hunted, hit by cars or confiscated
- Rabbits: kept as pets or attacked by cats
- Bats: We take care of all kinds of bats. Adults that are sick or have been attacked by cats or other animals, as well as orphans