6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen
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6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen

Lindsay Fendt - December 9, 2017

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,…

Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!
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Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!

Robin Kazmier - December 1, 2015

Prior to the 20th century, many North Americans participated in a Christmas Day tradition known as a Side Hunt, in which they ventured into the countryside in teams, or…

Rufous tree rat spotted in Costa Rica, country’s 250th mammal
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Rufous tree rat spotted in Costa Rica, country’s 250th mammal

Lindsay Fendt - November 23, 2015

The list of mammal species that live in Costa Rica reached 250 this month, after scientists spotted a rufous tree rat (Diplomas labilis) in the country’s south.…

Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site
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Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

Robin Kazmier - November 2, 2015

Heads up! One of the most spectacular wildlife displays on the planet is happening in the skies over Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast right now: fall raptor migration.…

Crocodiles sleep with one eye open
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Crocodilians
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Crocodiles sleep with one eye open

Lindsay Fendt - October 26, 2015

Chuck Norris doesn't sleep, he waits. So, it seems, do crocodiles. According to a new study published this month in the Journal of Experimental Biology, crocodiles sleep with one…

Costa Rica’s howler monkeys are the least loud but most well-endowed
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Costa Rica’s howler monkeys are the least loud but most well-endowed

Lindsay Fendt - October 26, 2015

For male howler monkeys on the search for a mate, size matters; but being a well-endowed monkey comes at a price. The results of a new study…

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José
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Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - September 14, 2015

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José
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Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - August 17, 2015

The Tico Times is pleased to welcome Robin Kazmier, the general manager of our Publications Group, into an additional role: at the helm of  "Into the Wild,"…

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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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…