ANIMAL RESCUE & REHABILITATION TEAM
monkeys. tortoises. parrots. raptors. snakes. kinkajou. cats. sloths
Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
* All training provided *
Helping the wildlife victims of human activities get back on their feet and back into the forest
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Rescued Yellow-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis denticulatus) demolishing their lunch of lettuce and tomatoes at the animal rescue centre in Puerto Maldonado, Peru. Video: Chris Kirkby
Volunteer and Intern Participation Fees
4 days - US$ 340
1 week - US$ 595
10 days - US$ 700
2 weeks - US$ 980
3 weeks - US$ 1365
All meals (veg options available) and lodging (shared rooms), scheduled transfers, field training and supervision, research permits, research activities.
Flights, non-scheduled transfers, clothes washing, rubber boots, rain poncho, personal medical issues.
Any time of year. We recommend successful applicants arrive in the city of Puerto Maldonado (PEM) on either a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday if at all possible. The city is served by daily flights from Lima (LIM) and Cusco (CUZ) via the airline Latam.
Non-profit Fee Breakdown
Neotropical Rainforest Mammals
A Field Guide (2nd edition)
L. Emmons & F. Feer
Birds of Peru
By: T.S. Schulenberg
Raptors of the World
By: James Ferguson-Lees
Genes et al. (2018) Effects of howler monkey reintroduction on ecological interactions and processes. Conservation Biology 33(1).