What to do with racoons or coaties - Refugio Herpetologico Costa Rica

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What to do with racoons or coaties

Como rescatar

A racoon, a marsupial or a coati...
What to do?!

Some basic steps are:
The main thing is to maintain the safety distance between the animal and us, that is one meter.
Raccoons and coatis are super cute, super funny and super intelligent animals; this makes herds of these animals difficult to remove once associated with human food source. This generates every night problems like stealing food from our dogs, opening wast places, and other.

The Fire Department of Costa Rica has received training in wildlife management, by Refugio Herpetologico and other institutions. They already have trained units and implements necessary to rescue of wild animals. We invite you not to kill wild animals, but rather to call for help.

The shelter receives all kinds of wild animals that only need relocation, or in need of veterinary attention.

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