Diego Márquez

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Diego Márquez is the protagonist for the show, Go, Diego, Go! He is an Animal Rescuer who does his best to help animals that are in trouble and save and protect the rainforest. He is always ready no matter what the circumstance is. Whether he's helping a friend in the rain forest or at the Animal Rescue Center, there is no animal too small and no rescue too big for Diego.


Diego has tan skin, brown eyes, and dark brown hair. In the first three seasons, he originally wore a light blue t-shirt under a tan vest. He wore Rescue Pack on the front and back of his chest. He also wore dark blue cargo shorts. On one of his wrist, he wore a blue and yellow watch, he had his shorts accomplished with white socks, and gray shoes with orange trim. Starting in Season 4, he wore, a red short-sleeved sweatshirt with a red and orange top underneath, black cargo shorts, white socks, and red and black sneakers.


Diego is an 8-year-old Latino action-adventure hero with a big heart. His goal is to save and protect the animals and their environment. Athletic and fearless, he is always at the ready no matter what the situation. Diego loves learning new things. He takes a scientific approach to problem solving and also uses a variety of high-tech gadgets and gizmos to save the day.


He is the son of Señor and Señora Márquez and is Alicia and Daisy's younger brother. He is Dora, Guillermo and Isabella's older cousin which he can possibly be the nephew of Dora's mom or dad. He shares the same grandmother as Dora.

Rescue tools

Diego has a wide range of tools in which he uses to help him on his rescue missions. They are all listed below.

Rescue tool Description Picture
Field Journal The Field Journal is one of Diego's tools. It's a portable computerized data bank filled with useful information. He can find any fact about animals, plants, and environments.
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Video Watch The Video Watch allows him to get information from Alicia back at the Animal Rescue Center, or connect and communicate with other Animal Rescuers.
Spotting Scope The Spotting Scope helps Diego to spot animals and locations from a distance.
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Rescue Truck Diego can drive. He would sometimes drive to the rescue in a 4x4 rugged Rescue Truck, to help animals that are in trouble. The Rescue Truck also has a Rescue Tow Cable and Hook.
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Animal Snack Pack If Diego is traveling with an animal to carry it back home, he would sometimes carry the Animal Snack Pack in case if the animal gets hungry.
Rescue Flashlight / Glowstick Diego sometimes goes into dark places, like a tunnel. He can use the Rescue Flashlight or a glowstick to help him get out of the dark place.
Binoculars The binoculars helps Diego to see clearly in dark or foggy places.
Scuba Gear Diego uses this type of gear whenever he is doing an underwater rescue.
Sticky Gloves These adhesive-type gloves help Diego to climb very tall places.


Diego's first appearance was on the Dora the Explorer episode Meet Diego!. He has appeared in more episodes of Dora the Explorer, however he has a minor role. He appears in every episode on Go, Diego, Go! He later appeared in a Dora and Friends episode titled, For the Birds.


  • ¡Al rescate, amigos!
  • ¡Vámanos, amigos! (¡Al rescate!)
  • Remember: We all share the same world. And we can all help take care of it - Together! ¡Todos juntos!
  • ¡Hasta luego, amigos!
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