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 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 # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

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Chirripó 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.
Do not dump oils, chemical wastes, pollutants.

 

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Biodiversity

American DipperThis species lives along river edges; with a thick grayish body; an excellent swimmer...
  • Name: American Dipper

  • Scientific name: Cinclus mexicanus

  • Family: Cinclidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Roberth

Canaán de Rivas Felicitar al empresario Omar Elizondo y a su familia, por este pedacito de cielo que ha creado en la comunidad de San Gerardo, sin duda un lugar maravilloso y lleno de paz, tambien felicitarle por sus grandez esfuerzos en la protección del medio ambiente y por su actitud progresista en ...
 
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