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Snake Farm in Costa Rica

According to hospital statistics, more than 2000 people a year in Costa Rica  are victims of accidental snakebites. There are, however, a number of people who are also victims of snakebites and never report to medical centers. Costa Rica has 15 different species of venomous snakes, among which are the fer[…]

Butterflies in Costa Rica

What is a Butterfly?Butterflies are beautiful, flying insects with large scaly wings. Like all insects, they have six jointed legs, 3 body parts, a pair of antennae, compound eyes, and an exoskeleton. The three body parts are the head, thorax (the chest), and abdomen (the tail end).The butterfly’s body is[…]

A New Orchid Species Discovered at Bosque De Paz Biological Reserve in Costa Rica

Adam P Karremans and Melania Muñoz García are proud to announce the discovery and classification of Pleurothallis silvae-pacis, a new orchid species entirely new to science, that has been found at the Bosque de Paz Private Biological Reserve in Costa Rica. Adam Karremans is a researcher at Lankester Botanical Gardens, University of[…]

Orchids in Costa Rica

New species of orchids continue to be discovered by researchers poking around in the tops of rain forest trees here and elsewhere, but the total number of species found to exist probably will not far exceed the more than 25,000 now known. I mention the tops of trees because most[…]

10 water adventures to do in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Dazzling white sandy beaches backed by tropical rainforest, shimmering tropical-warm blue-green water, fresh ocean breezes, and a diverse array of wildlife – Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica’s most popular beach destinations. Conveniently located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, here you can experience nearly all of the country’s enchanting attractions in one[…]

The Costa Rica Identity

Costa Ricans’ unique traits derive from a profoundly conscious self-image, which orients much of their behavior as both individuals and as nation. The Costa Ricans feel distinct from their neighbors by their “whiteness” and relative lack of indigenous culture. Ticos identify themselves first and foremost as Costa Ricans and only[…]