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Animal care volunteering opportunities

1. Zoo - Quetzaltenango
The zoo in Xela is a municipal institution where they receive about 500.000 visitors yearly. The zoo has 200 animals of 41 species. Many of the visitors are school children coming on a school trip to learn about the animals, but also regular visitors come to the zoo.
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2. Domestic animal care - Antigua
This is a non-profit, non-governmental charitable organization. The principal activity of this NGO is rescue and rehabilitation of domestic animals. They have a permanent on-site spay/neuter clinic, and plan to build an education centre to provide free environmental education to local children, eventually including basic literacy and numeracy, and perhaps English language teaching.
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3. Animal rescue centre - Flores
This project close to Flores is an animal rescue centre. They have many different animals, most of them were confiscated after detecting them in illegal trafficking. At the rescue centre you can help to take care of the animals (exotic birds, monkeys, coatimundis, etcetera). There are also opportunities to take part in veterinary medical treatment, animal releases and wildlife surveys.
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4. Wildlife centre - Monterrico
There is another wildlife centre, located on the Pacific coast of Guatemala. In contrast with the centre in Flores, this centre is much more about extinction, reaching out to the five communities to help them develop sustainably, all as part of the broader effort of the management of the Hawaii Protected Area.
Activities for the volunteers include for example sea turtle conservation and research, cayman and iguana breeding, environmental education and community projects
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