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Nicaraguans visit zoo en masse after call for help
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Nicaraguans visit zoo en masse after call for help

La Prensa / Julio Estrada Galo and Roy Moncada - August 14, 2018

Hundreds of Nicaraguans visited the national zoo, located on the highway between Managua and Masaya, to help cover costs and guarantee food more than 400 animals this…

Some Costa Rican cats – and the people who love them
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Some Costa Rican cats – and the people who love them

Mitzi Stark - August 8, 2016

It’s International Cat Day: a day to show your cat you care with tuna feasts, catnip toys and extra hugs and petting. Cats have made themselves at…

Dogs may have evolved to handle our bad tempers
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Dogs may have evolved to handle our bad tempers

Matt McFarland |The Washington Post - January 29, 2016

Man's best friend has a clear strategy for dealing with angry owners -- look away. New research shows that dogs limit their eye contact with angry humans,…

Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!

The Tico Times - December 1, 2015

Prior to the 20th century, many North Americans participated in a Christmas Day tradition known as a Side Hunt, in which they ventured into the countryside in teams, or…

Help build Costa Rica’s first animal hospital, with a virtual brick
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Help build Costa Rica’s first animal hospital, with a virtual brick

Amanda Zúñiga - November 9, 2015

Good news for pets in Costa Rica, and for those looking for ways to help them: The country's first animal hospital is in the works. Dog food company Super Perro…