Leave that iguana in the jungle, expert tells Costa Rica
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Leave that iguana in the jungle, expert tells Costa Rica

Óscar Núñez | AFP - August 30, 2014

Thousands of parrots, monkeys, iguanas, toucans, turtles and other rain forest animals are kept as exotic pets in Costa Rica, a practice putting some species at risk,…

National Police arrest 6 hunters inside Palo Verde National Park
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Animal cruelty
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National Police arrest 6 hunters inside Palo Verde National Park

L. Arias - August 28, 2014

Officials of the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) last weekend conducted inspections in several protected areas in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, resulting in the arrest of six hunters…

Animal cruelty
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Hunters ignore Costa Rican ban, kill mother deer, fawn near Carara National Park

L. Arias - October 31, 2013

Although Costa Rica in December approved a reform to the country’s Wildlife Law to ban hunting for sport, unidentified hunters last Saturday shot a deer and her…

Jaguar’s death by hunters alarms Costa Ricans
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Jaguar’s death by hunters alarms Costa Ricans

L. Arias - June 13, 2013

Photographs of two men posing with a dead jaguar circulated widely on social networks in Costa Rica on Friday. Now, animal rights groups are speaking out against…

Animal cruelty
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President Chinchilla signs ban on hunting for sport

L. Arias - January 31, 2013

President Laura Chinchilla on Thursday signed a new law that prohibits hunting for sport in Costa Rica. The measure was approved in December by the Legislative Assembly…

Animal cruelty
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Costa Rican lawmakers weigh ban on hunting for sport

Tico Times - September 21, 2012

Costa Rican legislators are taking aim at sports hunting in the country with a new Wildlife Act. If passed, the law could fine hunters ₡1,800,000 ($3,600) and…

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