KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center

by Kids Saving The Rainforest
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KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
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KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center
KSTR Wildlife Clinic & Rescue Center

Project Report | May 17, 2024
Act for Wildlife with KSTR!

By Carmen Soto Valverde | Partnership Director

By supporting KSTR projects, you can be part of our efforts!

 

Read along to learn what we have been working on to protect the Costa Rican wildlife.

 

Helping local domestic animals: Recently our team took time from their busy schedules to help some puppies who were spotted in a small village near our campus. Upon examination it was discovered that they were invested with both endoparasites and ectoparasites and will require future treatments to make a full recovery.

 

Though KSTR doesn’t treat domestic animals in our clinic, we devote resources such as funding vaccination and deworming campaigns of dogs and cats, and also castration campaigns to decrease dog/ cat populations in areas where these animals can attack wild fauna and spread diseases to them.

 

Our battle againts electrocutions of wild fauna: Electrocution poses a massive threat to wildlife in Costa Rica, in fact, electrocution cases make up the majority cause of rescuers at KSTR.

 

Why does this happen?

- Absence of protective insulation on power lines

- Increased tourism = more power lines

- Accelerated habitat loss forces wildlife to navigate power lines

 

What does KSTR do? We strive to provide the best possible care, and while we have successfully saved many lives, some injuries are often too severe. We collaborate proactively with The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) to construct canopy bridges that offer safe alternative routes for wildlife to avoid power lines.

 

But we need YOUR help! Our goal is to establish an educational program to better equip hotels in Manuel Antonio and Quepos to handle these electrocution cases to increase the patient's chances of survival. To achieve this, we need your support to raise funds for specialized training and the necessary equipment.

 

Here’s what you can do:

1 Stay informed

2 Choose wildlife friendly accommodations

3 Report any electrical hazards

4 Spread awareness

 

‍‍Run for Wildlife! Join our Kids Saving the RainForest race to help protect and conserve Costa Rica's wildlife. Our annual race not only promotes an active and healthy lifestyle, but also helps a noble cause, the preservation of wildlife and their natural habitat! Register (making a payment via SINPE mobile) and writing to the number that appears on the poster. Your participation is crucial to guarantee a brighter future for all species in Costa Rica.

 

Everyone is welcome, from professional runners to amateurs and families who want to participate in a fun and meaningful activity. Together we can make a difference! If you are not in Costa Rica and are not able to join us for the Race, consider donating to help our efforts!

 

Together, we can make a difference and protect Costa Rica’s precious wildlife from the devastating effects of human encroachment!

KSTR staff Helping Stray Puppies
KSTR staff Helping Stray Puppies
Electrocuted Howler Monkey at KSTR Rescue Center
Electrocuted Howler Monkey at KSTR Rescue Center
Run for Wildlife!
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Kids Saving The Rainforest

Location: Palo Alto, CA - USA
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Twitter: @KSTRCR
Project Leader:
Josh Mueller
Palo Alto , CA United States

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