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Snakes in Costa Rica: A hidden enemy – the terciopelo
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Snakes in Costa Rica: A hidden enemy – the terciopelo

Kevin Kichinka - July 20, 2018

J began to black out from the pain and loss of blood about an hour after the terciopelo bit him on his right foot. He was a…

New venomous snake species discovered in Costa Rica
Biodiversity
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Biodiversity
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New venomous snake species discovered in Costa Rica

L. Arias - July 21, 2016

A group of researchers from the U.S. and Costa Rica announced this week the discovery of a new species of venomous snake in the mountains of Costa Rica that they're calling the…

Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures
Environment and Wildlife
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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…

Environment and Wildlife
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Snake on a (Nicaraguan) bus

AFP - November 4, 2014

https://twitter.com/CANAL15NIC/status/529412753664921600 MANAGUA, Nicaragua – There have been snakes on a plane, and now there are snakes -- or at least one very big one -- on a bus.…

Top tips for avoiding snake bites in the garden
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Top tips for avoiding snake bites in the garden

Ed Bernhardt - October 11, 2014

Just the mention of snakes makes most of us squirm with a bit of fear, and seeing one face-to-face can push the panic button. This country has…

Why do snakebites harm humans? Costa Rican scientists investigate
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Why do snakebites harm humans? Costa Rican scientists investigate

The Tico Times - September 9, 2014

Human muscle tissue can bounce back from almost any type of wound, but venomous snakes can inflict bites that eat away flesh and even kill their victims. Though…