Bienvenidos Meme!! by Boy 1 and Boy 2

Meme Arrives! by Boy 1


Our Meme came to Costa Rica! She flew to San Jose and then she had to come all the way to Cahuita where we are staying. She took a van here. We thought she was coming tomorrow, but then she called us and said she will arrive this afternoon! We went to the beach, but we saw a tourist shuttle drive by so we went running home. She was already at our Cabina. We are so happy she is here. 

 

Meme arrives to Our Cabina at Caribe Luna!

 

Meme’s visit by boy 2

 

Our Meme is here and she is going to stay for Christmas! It is so great having Meme here because she reads books to us, she takes me shopping and out to breakfast and she buys chicken! I like that she sleeps in our room. We have a bunk bed and she has her own bed in our room. We open a lot of coco pipas for her, so she likes it here too. I wish she was staying forever! 

 

Meme and me on the bus to the Jaguar Rescue Center

 

 
 

 

Meme and me out to breakfast

 

 
 
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Jaguar Rescue Center by Boy 1 & 2

We got to go to the Jaguar Rescue Center. Ok, let’s just get this out of the way before we even begin. No, there were no Jaguars at the rescue center. I knew you were gonna ask that… They did have other wild cats — a marquay, an ocelot, and two jaquarundi — but no Jaguars at the moment. Thankfully, none needed rescuing! 

The Jaguar Rescue Center is in Cocles, near the Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo. We took a bus from Cauhita with my brothers and mom and dad and my Meme. We really thought it was amazing. 

When we got off the bus we walked a short way into the jungle and we saw the sign for the Jaguar Rescue Center. Before we even went in we saw a three toed sloth being rescued! There was a man on a ladder wearing rubber gloves and some other workers trying to get a sloth off the power lines. It didn’t want to let go! They were worried he would get close to the transformer and get electrocuted. Here is a video of the rescue!

 

 

 

When we went inside we saw so many snakes and monkeys! There was also two jaquarundis that lost their mother, and a very old ocelot who was too old to hunt, and marquay that was rescued because somebody was trying to sell it as a pet. There was a cranky pelican who had a hurt wing who wanted to battle Zevy. We didn’t let him. I think Heavy Zevy would have won though. We all loved the adorable baby monkeys and sloths. We saw so many amazing animals. This was not a zoo. It was only for injured animals, some could heal and could be released into the jungle, but some couldn’t. I think it is a great place where I would want to work someday. 

Tammi the anteater


American crocodile. Rescued with machete wounds and missing an eye. He was going to be someone’s dinner!


White tailed deer. Yes! They have deer in Costa Rica.

 

Baby 2 toed sloth!


Feel the feels! Baby 2 toed sloth

 

Tired ocelot


Cranky pelican. His name is Pistachio and he would like to attack!

 

Meme keeping Zevy safe from Pistachio! He wanted to join the animals!

 

 

I love Sloths! by Boy 2

We went to Jaguar Rescue Center. We saw a basket full of baby sloths. We saw our first Spider Monkey!

basket full of baby sloths! I just want to snuggle them all!