ARCAS is a non-profit Guatemalan NGO formed in 1989 by a group of Guatemalan citizens who became concerned as they saw their precious natural heritage - especially their wildlife - rapidly disappearing before their eyes. ARCAS’s main project sites are: Guatemala City, Petén, and the Hawaii area of the southern pacific coast.

The ARCAS Wildlife Rescue Center in Petén is accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries as having met the highest standard in humane animal care

Eggs in Hawaii

Total eggs buried in Tortugario Hawaii
in 2014

Olive Ridley Eggs

Total olive ridley sea turtle eggs buried
in El Rosario

Total Sea Turtle Eggs

Total sea turtle eggs rescued by ARCAS
in 2014

Animals Released

Total animals released by ARCAS Wildlife Rescue Center in Peten on 2014

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