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Rainsong Wildlife Sanctuary
OrganizationRainsong Wildlife Sanctuary
CountryCosta Rica
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Rainsong Wildlife Sanctuary and Penjamo Community Wildlife Refuge are being created on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, on the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The Sanctuary and Wildlife Hospital will be located in Cabuya, on the edge of Costa Rica's oldest National Park, "Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco." Our community refuge stretches from Playa Coyote to Paquera, including almost 3000 hectares (7500 acres) of protected habitat, a figure already larger than the nearby Cabo Blanco Reserve, and this figure is growing rapidly as additional property owners sign up.

Our basic goals are to create a "Community" Wildlife Refuge by gathering signatures of conservation-minded individual landowners who are committed to stopping hunting and providing safe habitat for animals. We are already providing half-price seedlings of endangered hardwoods and fruit trees favored by wildlife. We operate a badly needed regional wildlife hospital for the rescue of injured or abandoned animals and birds, and re-introduce endangered species to the areas where they've become extinct in the past few decades. These will include the endangered Scarlet and Great Green Macaw, Three-toed Sloth, Spider Monkey, Quetzal, and Baird's Tapir.