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Costa Rica’s Biodiversity: A Haven for Fascinating Wildlife

Renowned for its remarkable biodiversity, Costa Rica is a sanctuary for captivating wildlife species. From its lush rainforests to coastal expanses, diverse ecosystems nurture an array of creatures. The intelligence and comprehension displayed by these species have perpetually intrigued scientists and nature enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Costa Rican wildlife and experience the delicate balance of its ecosystems, a testament to the beauty of nature’s intricacy.

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Winged Fishermen: Exploring the Habitat and Habits of the Greater Bulldog Bat

The Greater Bulldog Bat, a creature that seems to leap straight out of a nature enthusiast's fantasy, is one of [...]

A Guide to Costa Rica’s Best Sloth Sanctuaries: Where to See Them in the Wild

Spotting a sloth in its natural habitat is a serene experience that epitomizes the Pura Vida lifestyle of Costa Rica. [...]

The Enigma of the Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake: A Glimpse into Costa Rican Lore

Nestled within the azure embrace of Costa Rican waters lies a creature as mysterious as it is captivating—the yellow-bellied sea [...]

From Rainforest Canopies to Indigenous Lore: The Fascinating World of Dart Frogs

In the lush rainforests of Central America, two species of frogs captivate the attention of both locals and scientists alike—the [...]

Turtles to the Sea: A Costa Rican Conservation Odyssey

The new little lives struggled over each other as they courageously floundered en masse toward the waiting waves.  A millennia [...]

Twilight Dancers: Exploring the Enchanting World of Fireflies

Fireflies, often evoking a sense of wonder and nostalgia, are more than just enchanting creatures of the night. These luminous [...]

The Vibrant and Mysterious Life of Costa Rica’s Orange-Kneed Tarantula

The orange-kneed tarantula, a striking arachnid native to Costa Rica, is a fascinating subject that blends the allure of exotic [...]

Costa Rica’s Stick Bugs: Masters of Camouflage and Eco Warriors

Stick bugs or walking sticks, are among the most remarkable creatures in Costa Rica’s diverse ecosystem, epitomizing nature’s ingenuity in [...]

January in Costa Rica: A Haven for Migratory Birds

Costa Rica transforms into a bustling hub for avian activity every January. This period marks a significant phase in the [...]

Beautiful Birds of Costa Rica

MORE ADVENTURES IN COSTA RICA HERE   To fully appreciate that Costa Rica has no clear boundaries defining where heaven [...]

Costa Rica Birds Diversity: Exploring the Avian Beauty

The birds of Costa Rica offer a fascinating glimpse into the incredible diversity and beauty of the country's avian population. [...]

Meet Costa Rica’s Latest Bird Celebrity

It seems that nature, especially the avian sector, is doing everything possible to help reactivate tourism in Costa Rica. In [...]

Tarcoles River Trip

The Tarcoles River begins on the southern slopes of Costa Rica’s Cordillera Central volcanic range and flows southwest to the [...]

Cocos a Bird and Wildlife Wonderland

Cocos a Bird and Wildlife Wonderland As incredible as it sounded when we told friends about our Cocos Island trip [...]

Buzzing Beauties: The Serene World of Costa Rica’s Stingerless Mariola Bees

As the sun peeks through the lush greenery of Costa Rica, a buzz of activity unfolds in the most serene [...]

The White Ibis of Costa Rica: Nature’s Elegant Avian

Nestled within Costa Rica's diverse wildlife, the White Ibis stands out as a distinctive bird, adorning the country's wetlands and [...]

Costa Rica’s Mahi Mahi: From Ocean Depths to Culinary Delights

Mahi Mahi, known for its vibrant colors and remarkable fighting spirit, is a prized catch among anglers and a popular [...]

Olingos: Costa Rica’s Hidden Eco-Heroes

Costa Rica is a place where Mother Nature displays her wonders at every turn. While most visitors come in search [...]

Bird’s Eye View of Costa Rica

After living here for over three years, I was looking forward to this trip to gaze at the beauty of [...]

Walking on Water: The Jesus Christ Lizard of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a land of ecological wonders, is home to one of the most fascinating creatures, the Jesus Christ Lizard. [...]

Nature’s Palette: The Roseate Spoonbill and Its Colorful Presence in Costa Rican Wildlife

The Enchanting Roseate Spoonbill of Costa Rica: A Natural Wonder   Costa Rica, a land of rich biodiversity, is home [...]

Sleek and Stealthy: Exploring the Life of the Tropical Gar in Central American Waters

Tropical gar, an intriguing and vital species in aquatic ecosystems, is a fascinating topic, especially for those interested in Costa [...]

The Tamandua: Costa Rica’s Unique Anteater and Its Role in the Ecosystem

Costa Rica is home to a fascinating creature: the Tamandua, or lesser anteater. This small, tree-dwelling mammal is a vital [...]

Soaring Beneath the Surface: The Eagle Rays of Costa Rica’s Seas

Eagle rays, with their distinctive and elegant appearance, are one of the ocean's most mesmerizing sights, especially in the biodiverse [...]

Why Opossums are Costa Rica’s Secret Environmental Warriors

The Unlikely Hero: Costa Rica's Wonderful Opossums   Costa Rica, a country renowned for its rich biodiversity, is home to [...]

The Most Elusive Creatures in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a treasure trove of biodiversity, home to 5% of the world's species despite making up just 0.03% [...]

Costa Rica Primate Guide: Discover the Four Monkey Species in their Natural Habitats

Greetings, fellow primate aficionados! Are you ready to unravel the vivid landscapes of Costa Rica, diving deep into the habitats [...]

Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks of Costa Rica: Oceanic Treasures Facing Extinction

A Hammerhead Shark! Yikes! These magnificent beings have a special place in the waters of Costa Rica, particularly around areas [...]

Discover the Baird’s Tapir: Costa Rica’s Elusive Jungle Guardian

The Baird's tapir—Costa Rica's very own jungle mascot. These lumbering and somewhat adorably awkward creatures might not win a beauty [...]

Swimming with the Whale Sharks in Costa Rica: A Majestic Journey

Costa Rica, a of diverse ecosystems and unparalleled natural beauty, offers a unique and thrilling experience: swimming with whale sharks. [...]

Dance of the Blue Morpho

In lands where verdant forests sway, Where nature weaves its vibrant play, A fluttering dream, a sight so rare, The [...]

Unmasking the White-faced Capuchin Monkeys’ Thieving Adventures

The mesmerizing world of "white-faced capuchin monkeys", is known for their antics and mischief.   Imagine you're traipsing through the [...]

Swinging with Kinkajous: A Moonlit Journey in the Rainforest

Adventure seekers and animal lovers! Picture this: nestled in the dense, vibrant tropical rainforests of Central and South America is [...]

Monkeying Around with a Camera in Costa Rica

You're on the verge of an absolutely exhilarating adventure, stepping into the vibrant world of photographing the fascinating primates of [...]

Difference between two-toed and three-toed sloths

{{ vc_btn: title=Sloth+Tours+in+Costa+Rica&color=danger& }} See the newest issue of Howler Magazine, click here!   Sloths: What’s the difference between a [...]

Equestrian Ballet in Costa Rica: The Vibrant Narrative of Doma Vaquera con Garrocha

Certainly, connoisseurs and mere enthusiasts of equine grace will find themselves engrossed in the visual banquet presented through Eugenio Garcia's [...]

Safeguarding the Sanctuary: Sawfish Breeding in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Region

Sawfish, a distinctive and endangered species of fish, find sanctuary in the Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica, which serves as [...]

Red-Eyed Tree Frog Embryos: Nature’s Marvels

Red-eyed tree frog embryos, scientifically known as Agalychnis callidryas, possess a remarkable level of complexity and development even at their [...]

Celebrating Our Sloths on October 20th

Costa Rica's Sloth Conservation Foundation (SloCo) was founded in 2016 by sloth researcher Dr. Rebecca Cliffe and is dedicated to saving [...]

Unveiling the Elegance of the Blue Morpho Butterfly

In the vast tapestry of the natural world, few creatures can match the exquisite allure of the Blue Morpho Butterfly. [...]

The Impressive Brahma

The Brahma of Costa Rica are a fascinating breed of cattle known for their size, strength, and adaptability. These magnificent [...]

I Love Booby Birds – Fascinating Pelagic Birds | Costa Rica

Okay, stop giggling. The Booby family is one of my favorite pelagic birds. Pelagic means they spend most of their [...]