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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Scarlet-thighed DacnisThis bird has a thin pointed beak and a black hood; it is known for its red thighs...
  • Name: Scarlet-thighed Dacnis

  • Scientific name: Dacnis venusta

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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