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Helping save Costa Rica’s smallest primate: The tití monkey
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Helping save Costa Rica’s smallest primate: The tití monkey

Sandy Sandoval - November 11, 2018

The tití monkey (Saimiri oerstedii) is a Central American primate species, which has two subspecies that are geographically isolated, one of these subspecies is endemic to Costa…

Death of crocodile in traditional Costa Rican activity stirs controversy
animal abuse
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animal abuse
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Death of crocodile in traditional Costa Rican activity stirs controversy

The Tico Times - April 16, 2017

An annual Guanacaste tradition went sour this weekend when a crocodile that locals had wrestled out of the water was found dead shortly thereafter. Local reports confirmed by…

Photo of Costa Rican police with cooked monkey ignites controversy
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Photo of Costa Rican police with cooked monkey ignites controversy

The Tico Times - March 13, 2017

In a country that often boasts of its successes in protecting its wildlife, a photo showing two officers from the Costa Rican National Police Force with a cooked monkey…

Marine conservation award to be named after murdered conservationist Jairo Mora
Conservation
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Conservation
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Marine conservation award to be named after murdered conservationist Jairo Mora

The Tico Times - August 17, 2016

A new award will honor the memory of Costa Rican turtle conservationist Jairo Mora, who was just 26 years old when he was murdered by poachers on…

Costa Rica wildlife
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Tarcoles River crocs will be featured on Animal Planet

The Tico Times - April 8, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rot39x7XCMk The crocodiles of Costa Rica's Tarcoles River will star in the U.K. in coming months on an episode of Animal Planet U.K.'s "Preposterous Pets." The episode will…

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