This Keel-billed Toucan had acid poured on it’s beak – luckily the beak has began to grow back and at this point in time is looking much better.
Update from Proyecto Asis: The toucan can now pick up food and feed itself, great progress
Costa Ricans often times try capturing wild cats when they are young to keep them as pets. However, once they realize that they’re meant to be in the wild and so can be quite destructive within a home and are going to continue growing they try to get rid of them. Continue reading “Margay”
The Blue and Yellow Macaw is found in Panama and Colombia through South-Central Brazil.
So how did two end up in Proyecto Asis’ care? Continue reading “Blue and Yellow Macaw”
During my time at Proyecto Asis I fell in love with macaws and I learned that their vibrant unique colors often leads to so much mistreatment, I don’t even know where to begin. Continue reading “Hybrid Macaw”
It is illegal to own a parrot as a pet in Costa Rica – unfortunately, many people still do and can often mistreat and then try to get rid of them.
Proyecto Asis takes in these mistreated parrots and slowly nurses them back to health. They go through several stages as they prepare them for release which includes different diets and progressively being placed with more parrots in larger cages. This specific one is in the final stage before being released – and was letting me know he was ready to be free.