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WATCH: Beautiful high-resolution video of Costa Rica's wildlife, jungles and beaches

It’s amazing what thousands of dollars worth of video equipment can do. Captured using a Red Epic cinema camera, a series of Canon lenses and a Freefly Movi stabilization system, this is Costa Rica like you’ve never seen it before. The video was posted to YouTube by Jacob and Katie Schwarz, and we’ve identified most of the creatures in the short film so you will know what you are looking at when you watch this over, and over, and over….

0:09 Eyelash pit viper

0:15 Three-toed sloth

0:29 Leafcutter ants

0:35 Red-eyed tree frog

0:42 Plain blunt-headed tree snake

0:59 Black river turtle

1:02 Emerald basilisk (the Jesus lizard)

1:08 Golden orb spider

1:22 Green and black poison frog

1:30 Scarlet macaw

2:02 Emerald basilisk in action

2:15 Eyelash pit viper (the golden morph is only found in Costa Rica)

2:28 Tiger rat snake

2:40 Eyelash pit viper

3:04 Three-toed sloth

3:35 Red galliwasp

4:38 Black-mandibled toucan

4:48 Costa Rican milk snake (also known as a false coral snake)

A reader has pointed out some of the animals in the video appear not to live in Costa Rica. Let’s hear your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Nang Thang

WATCH Beautiful high

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Jennifer Harter

Fiesta of all the article is wrong. The equipment, no matter how expensive is not what good cinematography make, it’s the videographers talent. They are talented but… Many animals featured are not even in Costa Rica. It is misleading. If you are here you will see tons of more animals than just a ton of snakes.

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Lovely subjects and resolution but no cats, monkeys, coatis or raccoons?

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Beautiful video but many of the animals do not live n Costa Rica or even on the continent! Such as the Emerald tree boa (northern Australia & Indonisia), looked like a water Monitor or Nile monitor lizard, African spur thigh tortise, Mexican beaded lizard( found as far south as northern Guatamala)
Just I little mis-information about the wildlife of Costa Rica

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