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Raco

Raco

Parabuteo unicinctus

He was found laying on the ground and being threatened by dogs. When he arrived to the Refuge he had an open fracture in his left wing, as a result of being shot with a BB gun lots of days before. His will to live led to the decision of amputating his wing in order to save his life.
We built him a nice place filled with bridges so that he can move easily around. He is a very agile Peuco!
Despite his amputation he can make big jumps and move peacefully around the Refuge.

To keep a bird without a wing is a very hard choice since the quality of life is very reduced for this type of animals, but Raco stays very well!

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