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How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names

The Spanish or indigenous American terms for these creatures are nothing short of fascinating. Here's a glimpse at the amazing lexicon that’s been created for Costa Rica’s wide array of creatures.

Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

One of the most spectacular wildlife displays on the planet is happening in the skies over Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast right now: fall raptor migration and the formation of a "river of raptors." And thanks to a geographic bottleneck, one of the best places in the world to witness it is the Kèköldi indigenous territory on Costa Rica's southern Caribbean coast.

Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

One of the most spectacular wildlife displays on the planet is happening in the skies over Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast right now: fall raptor migration and the formation of a "river of raptors." And thanks to a geographic bottleneck, one of the best places in the world to witness it is the Kèköldi indigenous territory on Costa Rica's southern Caribbean coast.

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

Continuing last month's series, a look at five more birds that are common in the trees, telephone wires, rooftops, and sidewalks of San José.

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Birding is the nature-lover's antidote to living in the city, because birds are everywhere. And the ones you see while sitting in traffic are no less amazing than those deep in the rain forest.

It’s frog orgy season

It's rainy season, which in Costa Rica is also frog orgy season.
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Panama Slaps Naturgy with $14 Million Fine for Poor Electricity Service

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