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Rainforest Awareness Rescue and Education Center

Posted by Luis Sosa on

The Rainforest Awareness Rescue and Education Center (RAREC) is a fully licensed wildlife center operating in the Peruvian Amazon, near the city of Iquitos, Peru. Since 2011, RAREC has been working in tandem with the Peruvian government, with institutions such as the Nashville Zoo, the Pittsburgh Zoo, and the Georgia Aquarium, and with the National University of the Peruvian Amazon, in a multitude of programs aimed towards the preservation of Amazonian wildlife. Our programs have been recognized by institutions such as Merlin Entertainment, the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, by the regional government, by the national police, and by...

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