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

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In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.

 

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Socio - AmbienteEn la zona baja del cerro Chirripo y en nuestro pais existen algunos proyectos de mejora socioambiental que reseñamos....
 

Biodiversity

Chestnut-sided WarblerThis species of Warbler is known for its varied coloration which changes during different times of the year...
  • Name: Chestnut-sided Warbler

  • Scientific name: Dendroica pensylvanica

  • Family: Parulidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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jessenia villalta vargas

San Jose , Coronado Excelente opción nacional,para conocer con mi familia.Nos encanta visitar parte de nuestra naturaleza, visitamos casi todo el año parte de la zona de los santos tengo familia.Les quiero compartir unas ideas manuales utilizando el arte del reciclaje. Para adornar y ayudar a conservar el ...
 
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