Hello Quepolandia! This is Dani :)
This month, I am going to tell you some stories about the animals in our sanctuary. I hope you enjoy them!
We are taking care of a Cotamundi who was born blind. In her living area, there are a bunch of obstacles, trees, jumps and ramps - and I think it’s really cool how she can navigate around the enclosure using just her nose. We use the obstacles to make sure she gets enough exercise, and to have more fun!
In the sanctuary, a lot of the animals don’t like just eating out of a bowl every day - so sometimes we do a different method of feeding. Sometimes, we put the food in a coconut, sometimes we put the food in jars, sometimes we use toilet paper tubes!
And for the holidays, we even made them Christmas goodies! This makes it so that when the animals eat, it’s not so boring and brings them some extra happiness.
In the sanctuary, we also have a Green Parrot, and on his neck he has no feathers - because he used to be a pet, and his owners had a dog. One day, he got loose from his cage, and the dog found him and attacked him. After that, the owners called KSTR, and we took him in with happiness and joy.
KSTR is a great place and we try our very best to make sure the animals in our sanctuary are happy, entertained and well taken care of! If you live in the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area, I bet you’re not too far from KSTR. Go take a trip there and volunteer, - you can meet lots of incredible animals, each with their own special story. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!
The Kids Saving the Rainforest staff