Centro de Rescate Las Pumas

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Centro de Rescate Las Pumas
Las Pumas Rescue Center
Keel-billed toucan, costa rica.jpg
Keel-billed toucan in display at the Cat zoo
TypeUrban park, zoo.
LocationGuanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Coordinates10°18′58″N 84°49′22″W / 10.3160737°N 84.8226575°W / 10.3160737; -84.8226575Coordinates: 10°18′58″N 84°49′22″W / 10.3160737°N 84.8226575°W / 10.3160737; -84.8226575
Operated byFundación Hognauer
StatusOpen all year

Centro de Rescate Las Pumas (Las Pumas Rescue Center) is a rural park of approximately 14 hectares (34 acres), located in southern Cañas, in the Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.[1]

The Las Pumas (cat) Rescue Center is located in an old farm land called Hacienda La Pacifica, in the heart of Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site. Most animals are brought to the Rescue Center by government officials, rescued from human interaction. After rehabilitation, many species are reintroduced to the wild with approval of veterinary care.

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  1. ^ Baker, Christopher P. National Geographic Traveler: Costa Rica, 4th Edition. National Geographic. p. 106. ISBN 1426211635.