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Cameras in Costa Rica show endangered animal species roaming private wildlife refuges

A technology system consisting on hidden cameras or “trap cameras,” is being used by wildlife refuges in Costa Rica. Privately managed wildlife refuges help...

Ecuador, Colombia slam use of wild animal species after MasterChef episode

Ecuador on Tuesday warned would-be wild animal eaters of possible prison time and Colombia launched an investigation after a competitive cooking TV show featured...

Amazon birds becoming smaller, longer-winged due to climate change

Even the wildest parts of the Amazon untouched by humanity are being impacted by climate change, according to new research. Hotter, drier conditions over the...

Official: The sloth is Costa Rica’s newest national symbol

The two- and three-toed sloth have officially become national symbols of Costa Rica.

Tough Love: Re-wilding an orphaned tamandua

I’ve had the great privilege of working at the Toucan Rescue Ranch Release Site in Costa Rica to re-wild an orphaned female juvenile Tamandua mexicana.

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

The winner of the Sloth Ironman Games 2018 is determined. The Toucan Rescue Ranch has gathered almost $3,000 in the process to prepare these little slothletes for their big day of release into the wild.

Tapirs in Costa Rica: Gardeners of the Forest

The initiative Nai Conservation seeks to protect the enangered danta from the growing intervention of humans in their natural habitat.

Jaguars: a symbol of Costa Rica

The elegant wild cat represents an important part of Latin America's indigenous heritage.

President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year

The 17.5-kilometer stretch of Route 606 between Guacimal and Santa Elena, Monteverde is slated for completion in September 2018.

Nicaragua canal threatens jaguars, other endangered species, study finds

The planned trans-oceanic canal in Nicaragua could spell disaster for jaguars and other large mammals, according to a new study.

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