Biodiversity - Black Vulture

  • Name: Black Vulture

  • Scientific name: Coragyps atratus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Cathartidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  64 cm.

Weight:  1.8 kg.

Elevation:  up to 2,000 meters above sea level.

 

Flys in small communal groups.

In flight one can see a white mark on the end of each wing tip.

Carrion eaters, very important for the decomposition of animals.

In some areas they are seen as a pest, for eating the fruits of African palm, turtle eggs, and newborn calves.





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70% of our planet is made of water, but only 3% is fresh, and only 1% is available for human consumption.

Use water rationally.

Collect rainwater to water your  plants.
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Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America
 

Biodiversity

Large, the bodyis covered in a reddish brown fur with the feet, the tip of the tail and the forehead of a black color a long prehensile tail.
  • Name: Geoffro´ys Spider Monkey

  • Scientific name: Ateles geoffroyi

  • Family: Cebidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Marvin Brenes

San Jose Buenos Días. Don Rafael (Macho) Elizondo. Soy Marvin, aparte de vecino y amigo, siempre tengo presente que soy compañero de A A,. Ademas quiero confirmar que este lugar es hermoso, por su naturaleza, como por la gran obra que ustedes han construido. los felicito, que sigan ...
 
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