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Wild Wednesday: Lupita the peccary
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Wild Wednesday: Lupita the peccary

Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary - September 11, 2019

Every other Wednesday, we publish a short story from the perspective of an animal at Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary. Hi, my name is Lupita, and I’m 9 years…

Wild Wednesday: Jungle animals as pets is ‘just not right’
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Wild Wednesday: Jungle animals as pets is ‘just not right’

The Tico Times - August 28, 2019

Every other Wednesday, we feature a short story courtesy of Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary. I arrived at Sibu at the end of May 2019. I am 1.5 years…

Wild Wednesday: Ome on the road to recovery
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Wild Wednesday: Ome on the road to recovery

The Tico Times - August 14, 2019

I was brought to Sibu with serious injuries from a dog attack. The attack caused me to have a  perforated chest, collapsed lung and six broken ribs.…

Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities
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Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities

Grace Bachmann - August 9, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to highlight individuals and organizations that are creating change in Costa Rica. Send us your stories: alejandro@ticotimes.net. Today, we are featuring a…

Wild Wednesday: Georgie getting stronger
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Wild Wednesday: Georgie getting stronger

The Tico Times - July 31, 2019

I was found all alone on the ground in Tamarindo. I had fallen out of a tree and was in great pain. I had a bump on…

Wild Wednesday: Cleo’s recovery
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Wild Wednesday: Cleo’s recovery

The Tico Times - July 17, 2019

Hola. My name is Cleo and I came to Sibu Sanctuary in June of this year. I was approximately 2 months old and weighed only 330 grams.…

Wild Costa Rica: Pippi the Howler Monkey
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Wild Costa Rica: Pippi the Howler Monkey

The Tico Times - July 3, 2019

Hola! My name is Pippi and I came to Sibu in Costa Rica this past December. They believe I have a brain and spinal injury that causes…

Costa Ricans take the ‘reforestation challenge’
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Costa Ricans take the ‘reforestation challenge’

Jacob Spetzler - June 10, 2019

The Saturday morning sun shined on a large group of early rising volunteers gathered at Plaza Roosevelt in San Pedro. The reason for their waking? The Reforestation…

Protecting Costa Rica’s Biodiversity:  It’s a bug’s life
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Protecting Costa Rica’s Biodiversity: It’s a bug’s life

Sandy Sandoval - May 15, 2019

The Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica's South Pacific is a corner of paradise, named the most biologically intense place on Earth due to its striking natural setting.…

Apply now: CRUSA offering full-ride scholarships to US colleges
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Apply now: CRUSA offering full-ride scholarships to US colleges

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 8, 2019

The CRUSA Foundation is offering five full-ride scholarships, valued at $43,000 each, to Costa Rican students interested in studying science, technology, engineering or math in the United…