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6 Costa Rican animal names decoded
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6 Costa Rican animal names decoded

The Tico Times - March 7, 2015

When it comes to pointing out animals, some Costa Ricans can be extremely unspecific. Sometimes it seems that all small or rodent-like animals are referred to as…

Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends

The Tico Times - February 8, 2015

Long before hordes of tourists and biologists began flocking to Costa Rica for its amazing biodiversity, the country’s native peoples were the area’s first wildlife experts. Through close…

Looking back: A microscopic wasp and other amazing Costa Rica wildlife stories
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Looking back: A microscopic wasp and other amazing Costa Rica wildlife stories

The Tico Times - January 5, 2015

Recommended: Costa Rica's most dangerous creatures We decided to use this month’s Into the Wild to take a look back at the three most insane wildlife stories…

Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures

The Tico Times - December 6, 2014

Recommended: 6 camouflaged Costa Rican animals you probably haven't seen Costa Rica is full of adorable, cuddly and fascinating creatures, and it also has its fair share…

6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen

The Tico Times - November 1, 2014

The jungle can be a scary place, and even for some of the fiercest of Costa Rica’s creatures, sometimes the best defense is just to hide. Fortunately,…

The zombie wasp that gives alien spiders nightmares
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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The zombie wasp that gives alien spiders nightmares

The Tico Times - October 4, 2014

Despite being completely non-threatening to humans, the golden orb weaver spider (Plesiometa argyra) has acid-yellow spots and pincer-like legs, and is as broad as a human fist. In…

High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
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Environment and Wildlife
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High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

The Tico Times - September 6, 2014

Long before a teary-eyed Kristen Bell professed her love for sloths on daytime television, catapulting the slow-moving creature into Internet superstardom, the sloth may have been one…

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