80 years of illegal (tarpon) immigration
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Fishing
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80 years of illegal (tarpon) immigration

Todd Staley - May 17, 2019

They enter through Panama at the canal and head in both directions. Some go south, settling in Colombia and as far south as Ecuador. Others head north…

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…

It’s a bug’s life: Protecting Costa Rica’s buggy biodiversity
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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It’s a bug’s life: Protecting Costa Rica’s buggy biodiversity

Sandy Sandoval - May 15, 2019

The Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica's South Pacific is a corner of paradise, named the most biologically intense place on Earth due to its striking natural setting.…

Froggy Friday: Red-eyed tree frog in Sarapiquí
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Froggy Friday: Red-eyed tree frog in Sarapiquí

The Tico Times - May 10, 2019

Hoppy Friday, everyone! The red-eyed tree frog has become a Costa Rican icon as a result of its ubiquity and beauty. They are nocturnal, so your best…

Hiking Arenal Volcano National Park: A giant tree and a new trail
Arenal
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Arenal
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Hiking Arenal Volcano National Park: A giant tree and a new trail

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 4, 2019

ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK — It almost seems silly, hiking several kilometers through secondary forest to see a single tree. That is, until you reach it. The…

Capture the magic: Final call for national photography contest
Costa Rica wildlife
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Costa Rica wildlife
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Capture the magic: Final call for national photography contest

The Tico Times - April 30, 2019

As Costa Rica's dry season reaches its end, the country bursts with color thanks to its many species of flowering trees. Fundación Árboles Mágicos (Magical Trees Foundation)…

First sail on a fly
Fishing
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Fishing
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First sail on a fly

Todd Staley - April 28, 2019

The angler stood on the veranda of Marina Pez Vela in Quepos and looked at the vast sport fishing fleet in awe. A Colorado native and avid…

How Outward Bound Costa Rica builds resiliency in Ticos and international travelers alike in Costa Rica
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Sponsored content
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How Outward Bound Costa Rica builds resiliency in Ticos and international travelers alike in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 27, 2019

Traveling through Central America with Outward Bound Costa Rica isn’t the right choice for everyone. If you want to stay in your comfort zone, visit only the…

Volcano ultramarathon set to begin in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Volcano ultramarathon set to begin in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 4, 2019

For six days, runners will traverse Costa Rica as part of a 200-km ultramarathon. Volcano Ultramarathon Costa Rica 2019 will take runners through rainforests, up volcanoes and…

Costa Rica falls to Guatemala, 1-0, in soccer friendly
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica falls to Guatemala, 1-0, in soccer friendly

AFP and The Tico Times - March 23, 2019

The Guatemalan national soccer team defeated its Costa Rican counterparts 1-0 on Friday night in a friendly in the Guatemalan capital. The only goal was scored by…

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