Fights between Males / Las peleas entre machos

Fights between Males The biological classification, family Centrolenidae, is the family of glass frogs. We can easily find these frogs in creeks or slow rivers, since they use these sites for reproduction. The malessingat nighttoattractfemales, but during thisperiodother types ofinteractionsoccur,such asthis fightof twomalesdefendinga territory. Suchconfrontationsusuallybegin witha change inthe vocalizationsof the males, accompanied bya shift in posture or stance. This behavior attempts to repel the invading males, but if they decide to fight you can watch the male frogs fighting for...

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Christmas Bird Count Record Soars in Costa Rica for 2012

Costa Rica’s 2012 “Christmas Bird Count” at Veragua Rainforest Research & Adventure near Limon scored great success. A historic  number of 417 different bird species, and 12,665 individual birds, were identified in a 24-hour period – the highest number registered in Central America for the annual bird count. Beginning at 12:00 a.m. on December 5 and finishing at midnight the same day, 67 ornithologists, naturalist guides, university students and bird enthusiasts covered 19 routes in the Central Caribbean rainforest sighting...

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Veragua Aerial Tram Offers Glimpse into Hidden Rainforest

Suspended on cables gliding through the tops of giant tropical trees, amid hidden, dripping, hanging gardens full of plants and animals in the rainforest, is a pretty cool experience. Rainforest trees are tall, really tall, even towering up to more than 100 feet high. The microcosm of life happening at this level is abundant and amazing, and not often seen. Unlike canopy zip line tours, which have become all about the thrill of zipping as fast as possible on long,...

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Hike your way to Health in Costa Rica’s Rainforest

Writer and poet Henry David Thoreau said it best, “I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least … sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” I agree wholeheartedly. I always feel renewed, refreshed, and more at ease with the world after walking in nature. The wilder, the better. Even if I return drenched in sweat, covered in mud, tired, even...

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Abundant Butterflies Brighten Costa Rican Rainforest

They bring life to rainforests, both with their brilliant colors and with the magnificent flowers they help to pollinate. Everyone loves butterflies – these delicate creatures flit and fly gracefully, brightening our gardens and wild spaces. Their beauty and allure has given butterflies a special place in both ancient and modern cultures. Many societies, including the ancient Greeks, believed that butterflies represented the human soul; and in China and Japan, butterflies represent the presence of loved ones. Costa Rica is...

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