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…

Hunter under investigation for killing Costa Rican cougar
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Animal protection
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Hunter under investigation for killing Costa Rican cougar

L. Arias - May 22, 2014

Prosecutors in the southern Pacific canton of Buenos Aires, in the province of Puntarenas, are investigating a local man for allegedly killing a Costa Rican cougar (Puma…

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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…

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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…