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Wildlife facts and info about animals, reptiles and insects in Central America.

Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica -The Most Biologically Intense Place on Earth

When you think about the naturally rich countries in the world, Costa Rica is bound to come up as one of the top. Costa Rica, meaning Rich Coast is one of the most naturally gifted countries with exceptional tourist infrastructure. One of the major attractions of Costa Rica is Corcovado National Park. Situated on the […]

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Costa Rica Wildlife: 4 Types of Monkeys From Costa Rica

Monkeys From Costa Rica Did you know that there are over 200 mammal species living in Costa Rica? Are there monkeys in Costa Rica? Did you know that out of the 200 species, 100 of them are bats and only four are monkeys! Yet, the chances of seeing a monkey while visiting Costa Rica are […]

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Wildlife in Central America – The Top 5 Destinations To See Animals In The Wild

With an intense environment and unique geography, Central America is made up of a series of naturally beautiful landscapes, many of which are home to rare and exotic wildlife not easily seen in other countries across the world. Many species of animals prefer to live in tropical areas, so Central America is an ideal habitat, […]

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Guatemala Wildlife – Top 15 Animals to See

Guatemala Native Animals Guatemala is a place with many beautiful destinations which are also filled with an amazing amount of exotic species of animals in Guatemala. Its huge forests and mostly untouched mountains hide all sorts of beautiful animals. Guatemala Wildlife is one of the richest in Central America and definitely worth seeing. Top 15 […]

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World Most Endangered Sea Turtle Species List in Costa Rica

In the whole wide world, there are only seven sea turtle species, four of them frequent Costa Rica and nest here throughout the year. Out of these four, all of them are on the highly critical endangered species list. They are olive ridley, leatherback, green turtle and hawksbill turtle. The Costa Rican government and many […]

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25 Animals of Costa Rica And Best Places To See Costa Rica Wildlife

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse places in the world, and there is no way that I can name every animal there is. So I decided to do a list of the most representative animals from Costa Rica’s Wildlife. Costa Rica Animals 1. Magnificent Frigate Bird: The frigate birds are a family of […]

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Wildlife Costa Rica – 7 Secrets About The Scarlet Macaw Costa Rica

We have all heard about these funny, beautiful and colorful birds. The best places to find the Scarlet Macaw in Costa Rica is Carara National Park and the Osa Peninsula. Here are some secrets about them that you might like to know: Facts About The Scarlet Macaw From Costa Rica 1. They can live up […]

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Swim with Manatee Tour Review – 5 Important Facts To Know Before You Go

To swim with Manatee you first need to understand who and what these docile, social animals are all about. Then you need to learn how to swim with them so that no one gets hurt, frightened and most importantly the manatee gets the respect and love they need. But If you like, you can only […]

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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park – Not Your Typical Park

While visiting Crystal River on Florida’s Nature Coast I kept on bumping into fun info about Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. From what I gathered the park had a lot of opportunities for wildlife sightings. Let me tell you, not only do you have non-stop wildlife sightings, the park is unlike any other park we […]

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A Guided Visit To Loxahatchee Everglades In Florida

If you look at the map of Southern Florida, you’ll be amazed as to how large the Everglades really are. It’s been a long dream of mine to visit the park and really sink my teeth into all it has to offer. However, with a two-year-old, I’ll be missing out on all the fun tours […]

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Releasing Baby Turtles – Monterrico, Guatemala

Have you ever had a chance to hold a tiny creature in your hand? Feel it squirm around, move its little legs and hands, tickle the palm of your hand. From September to February, every day, CECON (Conservation Center of Studies – University of Guatemala, San Carlos) allows people to join in the release of baby […]

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Costa Rica Wildlife – Animal Species Part 2

Welcome to part two of Costa Rica wildlife! This is a list where I share with you information about the different animal species you will find when traveling to this amazing Central American country. If you missed it check out Costa Rica wildlife #1. Here are 12 animal species of Costa Rica Wildlife: 1. Scarlet […]

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Where to Go Wildlife and Bird Watching in Guatemala

Birdwatchers and nature lovers have found their playground in Guatemala. 15% of Guatemala’s land is designated as national parks, national monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, and biospheres. Plus, with over 19 different ecosystems: beaches, mangrove swamps, wetlands, flood plains, desert thorn forests, savannas, humid lowland jungles, cloud forests, and cool highland pine/oak woodlands – just to name […]

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Guatemala Wildlife – 13 Facts About Turquoise-Browed Motmot

Most people, when they think of Guatemala Wildlife might think about Capuchin Monkeys, sea turtles, and Jaguars. But the country is home to many more species, including tons of colorful bird species.  One of them is the colorful turquoise-browed Motmot. The turquoise-browed Motmot is a beautifully colored medium-sized bird that lives from the Yucatan Peninsula […]

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13 Black Necked Stilt Facts – Guatemala Wildlife

The Black-necked Stilt is an abundant shorebird of the wetlands and coastlines of the American continent. It is found through Central America and the Caribbean. In Guatemala, they are commonly seen on the southern, or pacific coasts. It is found in habitats such as estuaries, salt ponds, and emergent wetland habitats. So, if you dare […]

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Wildlife Costa Rica – 10 Interesting Facts About Magnificent Frigate Bird

If you have ever done the slightest research about traveling to Costa Rica you probably know already that its best attractions is its rich wildlife. Monkeys, crocodiles, sea turtles and sloths are some of the most popular animals to see in Costa Rica. But there are many others that are just as amazing. One of […]

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Wildlife Guatemala – 14 Facts About the Common Black Hawk

Common Black Hawks are successful predatory birds with a mysterious touch. These guys have been developed to hunt in wooded areas. Sadly, the common black hawk is currently extremely endangered. They can be disturbed easily and their habitat is quickly being destroyed to make way to human development. They can still be seen in southern […]

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10 Cattle Egret Facts – Costa Rica Wildlife

The Cattle Egret is a cosmopolitan species of heron. These guys are found all over Central America and in Costa Rica, they can be found in the Manuel Antonio National Park. So let’s learn more about them so that you know what you are seeing when you do and can help others traveling with you […]

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Wildlife Guatemala – 8 Reasons Why Spectacled Caimans are so Successful

  Al though they are one of the smallest crocodilian species these guys are fierce predators. In Guatemala it can be found in the northern department of Peten. Here are some interesting facts about them.   1. The species’ common name comes from a bony ridge between the eyes. It gives the appearance of a […]

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Wildlife Costa Rica – 8 Reasons to Love Clay Colored Robins

The Clay-colored Robin is a small common Middle American bird. In Costa Rica it can be easily found in Manuel Antonio National Park and Cahuita National Park. They are also known for “calling the rain”, find out why.   1. Clay-colored Robins from humid regions are darker than those from dry regions. 2. The plumage […]

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