Mammals

Of the 239 mammals that exist in Costa Rica, some species of large animals are in danger of extinction, due to the destruction of habitat and indiscriminate hunting. In San Gerardo de Rivas one can find from the most common mammals such as the Guatuza (Dasyprocta punctata) and Coati (Nasua narica) to the more elusive Puma (Puma concolor) and Tayra (Herparlurus yaguarondi).


White Faced Capuchin Monkey

White Faced Capuchin Monkey

Family: Cebidae

Medium sized, forms in troops, omnivorous, has a prehensile tail.

White Nosed Coati

White Nosed Coati

Family: Procyonidae

Medium sized, 3-7 kg. The body is dark brown to reddish. It has white rings around the eyes. The snout is long and mobile. Very common in San Gerardo.
 

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TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

Visit Chirripo National Park...

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Chirrip├│ Bird watching Package

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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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Chirripˇ National Park

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

Biodiversity

Common Tody-FlycatcherThis is a small flycatcher but it┤s head is large; abundant in southern zone of the Pacific...
  • Name: Common Tody-Flycatcher

  • Scientific name: Todirostrum cinereum

  • Family: Tyrannidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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San Isidro de El General Desde que uno ingresa a la propiedad se siente una paz increíble, la naturaleza y la excelente atención de su personal, sigan adelante y espero que pronto sean acreedores de las 5 hojas del ICT, se lo merecen por todo el esfuerzo realizado!!
 
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