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Hotel el Pelicano, Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica - Biodiversity - Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians

The amphibians of Costa Rica include nearly 140 species; this order, known as Anural includes 8 families; some species are in danger of extinction. There is a diverse group of reptiles that exceeds 230 identified species of which 137 are snakes.








Central American Coralsnake

Central American Coralsnake

Family: Elapidae

A small to moderate sized snake with a known maximum total length of 1.1 m.

Neotropical Racer

Neotropical Racer

Family: Colubridae

A medium sized snake. Has large eyes and round pupils.

Masked tree frog

Masked tree frog

Family: Hylidae

Attractive species of tree frog with nocturnal habits...

Common basilisk

Common basilisk

Family: Corytophanidae

Found in both wet and dry forests. This species is oviparous.

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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

One night of lodging in the "Mirador" or "Tirra" cabin...



One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo


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Others National Parks

Others National Parks


Laughing FalconHas a relatively thick body and a large head with short and rounded wings; has a black mask which covers the cheeks...
  • Name: Laughing Falcon

  • Scientific name: Herpetotheres cachinnans

  • Family: Falconidae

  • Region: San Gerardo



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