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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s underwater wildlife

March 8, 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 part of “Costa Rica Blue: The Underwater Guide,” a book that calls itself “the definitive travel guide to Costa Rica’s underwater world.” Click on the above photo for a higher-resolution version.

For more information on the book, to preview its stunning photography and to buy a copy for your own coffee table, visit https://www.costaricablue.org/.


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