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Zoolefugio Tarqui Wildlife Guide


We handle a variety of species distributed in:

  • Mammals : Primates, Felinos, Prociónidos, Artiodáctilos, Perisodáctilos, Roedores, Mustélidos
  • Birds : Psitácidas, Rapaces
  • Reptiles : Alligators, Tortugas, Serpientes

Red List

The Red List of Threatened Species IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is the most complete inventory of the conservation status of worldwide plant and animal species.

Its purpose is to bring the general public the urgency of conservation issues, as well as help the international community to reduce extinction. It is updated annually.

  • X: extinto
  • EW: extinto en estado silvestre
  • CR: en peligro crítico
  • E: en peligro
  • VU: vulnerable
  • LC: preocupación menor

En nuestro Zoolefugio encontramos en Peligro de Extinción al Mono Araña (Ateles Ateles belzebuthbelzebuth ). En cuanto al resto de especies, la mayoría están en estado Vulnerable o preocupación menor


  • Do not throw away trash in the center
  • Respect animal's space
  • Do not throw things inside the cages
  • Do not make noise
  • Please cherish the vegetation
  • Do not feed the animals
  • For better identification of the species within the zoo, use the guide map contains using the colors assigned to each area and species
  • Do not approach or puts fingers in the cages. animals can be aggressive