If you’re visiting Costa Rica and are interested in seeing a sloth, you’re in the right place. These cute and cuddly animals are trendy because of media awareness about their slow-moving lifestyle. Sloths are plentiful in Costa Rica but aren’t always easy to spot with the untrained eye. Even for those seeking Adventure tours.
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Are you planning a trip to Costa Rica? Then this will help you with what you should know before you go. Playa Matapalo, Guanacaste Costa Rica seems to be on everyone’s bucket list,…
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The animals found in Diamante’s Animal sanctuary have either been rescued or donated by the Wild Life Minsitry of Costa Rica. One of the purposes of our Animal Sanctuary is to promote educational learning and the importance of wildlife conservation efforts. The animals that call Diamante “home” are here because they can’t be reintroduced into…
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ANIMAL SANCTUARY COSTA RICA WILD LIFE
If you are planning to travel and see Costa Rica wildlife, you’re surely right on the path to the most amazing animal sanctuary Costa Rica – in its entirety – has to offer! Each region of the country has an impressive variety of flora and fauna. So you can expect to see wildlife no matter where you are. Costa Rica currently has 32 national parks, 51 wildlife refuges, 13 forests reserves and 8 biological reserves. With these numbers very present within the population, there is a high concern for conservation efforts.
The biggest threat to wildlife is the rapidly growing human population. Also the extraction of flora and fauna from their habitats. To counteract the negative impact on wildlife Costa Rica passed the Wildlife Conservation Law. In short and easy terms, the law mandates that you do not remove any plant life nor engage with any wild animal by feeding or removing them from their habitat. In fact many rescue centers and sanctuaries emerged from the need to rescue and rehabilitate harmed animals that were victims of wildlife trafficking.
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Sam the Toucan.
Diamante Eco Adventure Park is a forever home to many species of animals. As an animal sanctuary, we strive to keep our wildlife family safe and in the best habitats. Adaptation is one of the most crucial aspects of their life here. Therefore each species habitat is design to replicate their natural environment and promote natural behaviors. You will rarely see an animal by its own, unless it is a trait character. The only animal to break this rule is Sam our keel billed toucan. This is Sam’s story:
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Costa Rica: the happiest country on earth
Diamante Eco Adventure Park is located in Playa Matapalo, Guanacaste. Only 30 minutes away from the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia and three hours and thirty minutes away from the capital city, San Jose. Diamante Adventure Park has been calling Costa Rica home for the last two years. So what makes Costa Rica the perfect home for us?
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Diamante Park Tips – Animal Sanctuary 101
Diamante’s Animal Sanctuary is home to the largest variety of species in one location. It is also the largest animal sanctuary in Guanacaste. It was built in partnership with La Paz Waterfall Gardens. There are many ways to experience wildlife in Costa Rica. Many will venture to national parks and try to spot the animals out in the wild. This can be a hard task as many animals tend to be nocturnal. So getting to see animals up close in nature is a grueling task to accomplish. But if you are looking to get an up close view we encourage you to visit our animal sanctuary. All of our animals have been rescued and donated by the Wildlife Ministry of Costa Rica. We have created a fun, educational and enriching experience for wildlife seekers.
If you are an animal lover and want to get the best experience from this gorgeous world-class five star habitat for rescue wildlife here are some tips to make it unforgettable:
Hours of operation
Diamante Eco Adventure Park opens every day at 8:30 am and closes at 4:30 pm. To get to the animal sanctuary, it is first necessary to check-in at the Welcome Center. Our staff will give you a brief explanation of the sanctuary, what activities are going on, how to get the shuttle and more useful information. The only way to get down to the Animal Sanctuary is with our transportation. The shuttle runs every 10 to 15 minutes from the welcome center down to the Animal Sanctuary. You can always come back to the Welcome Center for lunch or to browse the gift shop and then go down again to the Sanctuary. As long as we are open, the animal sanctuary is too!
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Animal Sanctuary in Costa Rica
Meet Rocky & Luna
Diamante Eco Adventure Park built the Animal Sanctuary in hand with La Paz Waterfall Gardens. The goal is making Diamante a forever home to rescue native wildlife that cannot be reintroduce into the wild. Therefore the wildlife found at the Diamante Animal Sanctuary is rescue, or born in captivity, and is native to Costa Rica. All except one: the marmosets native to the South America region. So why do they form part of our family?
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Jaguar Animal Sanctuary: Feeding Nico & Sama
Diamante’s Adventure Park beloved jaguars are Nico and Sama. We take great care of them and make sure all their needs are tended to, as all of our animals at the Animal Sanctuary. For our guests, and fellow animal lovers, that inquire about their feedings and how do we feed them, here is a quick break down: