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Froggy Friday: Red-eyed tree frog in Sarapiquí
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Froggy Friday: Red-eyed tree frog in Sarapiquí

The Tico Times - May 10, 2019

Hoppy Friday, everyone! The red-eyed tree frog has become a Costa Rican icon as a result of its ubiquity and beauty. They are nocturnal, so your best…

Pics of the Day: Rainy season returns to San José
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Pic of the Day
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Pics of the Day: Rainy season returns to San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 9, 2019

The rainy season returned in full force Wednesday as much of Costa Rica was drenched by heavy rains. The National Emergency Commission (CNE) issued a "Green Alert"…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica in the spotlight as it hosts international meeting on Venezuela
Photos & Video
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Photos & Video
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica in the spotlight as it hosts international meeting on Venezuela

The Tico Times - May 7, 2019

Diplomats from across Latin America and Europe arrived in Costa Rica on Monday for the third meeting of the International Contact Group on Venezuela. Costa Rica, serving…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s Isla Nublar (aka Cocos Island)
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s Isla Nublar (aka Cocos Island)

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 18, 2019

Isla Nublar, the setting for much of the "Jurassic Park" series, is unfortunately not a real Costa Rican island. Cocos Island, though, is very much real. Located…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: Lagoon hiking at Barva Volcano (Braulio Carrillo National Park)
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: Lagoon hiking at Barva Volcano (Braulio Carrillo National Park)

The Tico Times - March 16, 2019

A day trip to Barva Volcano is a prime option for anyone looking for a somewhat challenging hike in a tranquil setting away from the crowds. Barva,…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica at forefront of neuroscience in education study
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica at forefront of neuroscience in education study

The Tico Times - March 13, 2019

What looks like a scene straight out of an episode of "Black Mirror" is a new reality in Costa Rica. The featured photo shows Costa Rican students…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s underwater wildlife
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s underwater wildlife

The Tico Times - March 9, 2019

Much of Costa Rica's incredible biodiversity lives underwater. That biodiversity includes the hammerhead shark, an important member of aquatic ecosystems in Costa Rica's oceans. This picture is…

Pic of the Day: Hanging out at Rainmaker Conservation Project
Manuel Antonio
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Manuel Antonio
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Pic of the Day: Hanging out at Rainmaker Conservation Project

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2019

Manuel Antonio National Park is the most-visited protected area in Costa Rica.  In 2017, the park welcomed 475,052 guests — more than 70 percent of whom were…

Pic of the Day: Protecting and celebrating Costa Rica’s birds
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Protecting and celebrating Costa Rica’s birds

The Tico Times - March 2, 2019

This weekend, the Osa Conservation Area, Osa Birds and the Neotrópica Foundation are hosting the annual International Bird Festival in Puerto Jiménez, Golfito. The festival will focus on…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2019

There is no shortage of stunning waterfalls in Costa Rica, and these are among the best. Nauyaca Waterfalls are a two-tiered behemoth, cascading nearly 200 feet and…

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