It’s frog orgy season
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It’s frog orgy season

Lindsay Fendt - June 6, 2015

The rainy season is upon us. For many of us that means hiding indoors for the next few months, but for Costa Rica’s frog and toad populations this means it's…

On Pacific beaches, dancing the hermit crab conga
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Environment and Wildlife
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On Pacific beaches, dancing the hermit crab conga

Lindsay Fendt - May 16, 2015

Also Recommended: 6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven't seen If you’ve ever picked up a shell from a beach in Costa Rica, you may have…

The secret lives of leaf-cutting ants
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Environment and Wildlife
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The secret lives of leaf-cutting ants

Lindsay Fendt - April 3, 2015

When looking for wildlife in Costa Rica, it’s easy to become fixated on the unusual mammals and vibrant birds, but one of the country’s most complex creatures…

6 Costa Rican animal names decoded
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Environment and Wildlife
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6 Costa Rican animal names decoded

Lindsay Fendt - March 7, 2015

When it comes to pointing out animals, some Costa Ricans can be extremely unspecific. Sometimes it seems that all small or rodent-like animals are referred to as…

Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends
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Environment and Wildlife
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Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends

Lindsay Fendt - February 8, 2015

Long before hordes of tourists and biologists began flocking to Costa Rica for its amazing biodiversity, the country’s native peoples were the area’s first wildlife experts. Through close…

Looking back: A microscopic wasp and other amazing Costa Rica wildlife stories
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Environment and Wildlife
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Looking back: A microscopic wasp and other amazing Costa Rica wildlife stories

Lindsay Fendt - January 5, 2015

Recommended: Costa Rica's most dangerous creatures We decided to use this month’s Into the Wild to take a look back at the three most insane wildlife stories…

Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s most dangerous creatures

Lindsay Fendt - 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…

6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen
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Environment and Wildlife
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6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen

Lindsay Fendt - November 1, 2014

The jungle can be a scary place, and even for some of the fiercest of Costa Rica’s creatures, sometimes the best defense is just to hide. Fortunately,…

The zombie wasp that gives alien spiders nightmares
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Environment and Wildlife
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The zombie wasp that gives alien spiders nightmares

Lindsay Fendt - October 4, 2014

Despite being completely non-threatening to humans, the golden orb weaver spider (Plesiometa argyra) has acid-yellow spots and pincer-like legs, and is as broad as a human fist. In…

High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
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Environment and Wildlife
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High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

Lindsay Fendt - September 6, 2014

Long before a teary-eyed Kristen Bell professed her love for sloths on daytime television, catapulting the slow-moving creature into Internet superstardom, the sloth may have been one…