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Photo of army ants in Costa Rica wins international award
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Photo of army ants in Costa Rica wins international award

The Tico Times - October 23, 2019

Costa Rica's striking natural beauty looks almost as good on camera as it does in person. Don't just take our word for it. London's Natural History Museum…

Watch: The official 2019 Sloth Ironman Games Trailer
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Watch: The official 2019 Sloth Ironman Games Trailer

Toucan Rescue Ranch - September 29, 2019

Only three more #SlothSundays until the beginning of the 4th Annual Sloth Ironman Games hosted by Toucan Rescue Ranch. TRR invites YOU and your other sloth-loving friends to…

Walking on water: The Nicoya Peninsula’s ‘Jesus Tree’
Costa Rica wildlife
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Costa Rica wildlife
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Walking on water: The Nicoya Peninsula’s ‘Jesus Tree’

Frank Gillespie - May 15, 2019

What is the so-called Jesus Tree? If you Google the topic, you might find photos taken for National Geographic, Pinterest or Flickr, but it’s unlikely that you’ll…

Video: Puma caught in Tibás released into wild
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video: Puma caught in Tibás released into wild

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 12, 2019

A puma that was captured Sunday in a Tibás neighborhood by the Firefighters Corps and the Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE) has been safely released back into…

Video: Seven-year-old wrangles snake on Nicoya Peninsula
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video: Seven-year-old wrangles snake on Nicoya Peninsula

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2019

I'm not ashamed to admit that I have a strict stay-far-away-from-snakes policy. That's apparently not the case for Hunter, a 7-year-old junior firefighter with Bomberos de Nosara…

Goldie takes 2018 Sloth Ironman title, but all the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch win
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Goldie takes 2018 Sloth Ironman title, but all the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch win

Alissa Grosskopf - October 31, 2018

Stretching her legs from one branch to another in slow motion, Goldie couldn’t care less about being 2018 Sloth Ironman Games champion. The young sloth had gathered…

Gardeners of the forest: The tapir in Costa Rica
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Gardeners of the forest: The tapir in Costa Rica

Alissa Grosskopf - October 18, 2018

Nai Conservation seeks to protect the endangered danta, or tapir, from growing human intervention. “We formed a collective: we believe in a coexistence concept,” said Esteban Brenes,…

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

Robin Kazmier - July 17, 2018

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: A deadly problem
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: A deadly problem

Helene Engler - July 4, 2018

In this two-part series, Helene Engler looks at the danger that power lines pose to Costa Rican wildlife, the debate surrounding the issue, and the activists trying…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2018

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"] Originally published on April 22, 2016.

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