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April 27, 2015 · Costa Rica

Postcard from Costa Rica

There is an abundance of wildlife in Costa Rica, and while traveling with a naturalist guide, we were shown the best hiding places for elusive animals.¬† Though I usually looked to the trees for birdlife‚ÄĒquetzals, toucans, toucanets, hummingbirds, motmots, and more‚ÄĒone look up led me t…

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New Glass Frog Species Discovered in Costa Rica

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