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2015-05-25 16:20:04

- Costa Rica becomes the second Central American destination for Volaris MEXICO CITY, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra low cost Mexican airline with

2015-05-20 23:01:57

Unlimited Vacation Club Treats Travelers To Cozumel’s Top Spots for Summer vacation season. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 Travelers looking

2015-05-20 16:35:42

Free mobile travel app guides travelers through Costa Rica's public transit system, to independent lodgings plus rare and unique destinations, such as Costa Rican treehouses and plantations! MINNEAPOLIS,

2015-05-14 16:21:15

Carrier extends flight schedule systemwide through early January 2016 and offers ten new international routes including a new, second destination in Costa Rica, as well as new flights connecting U.S.

2015-05-12 23:00:29

Ticket Down has slashed all ticket prices for the international friendly soccer match between soccer powerhouses, Mexico and Costa Rica, at the Florida Citrus Bowl on Saturday, June 27th.

2015-05-05 12:25:32

Three companies acquired in three countries LIVERMORE, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Alston, CEO of Access, has announced the company's recent expansion in Costa Rica and

2015-04-30 08:25:37

Carrier adds new flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica and Baltimore starting Sept.

2015-04-27 12:34:59

Mill will produce cotton yarn for around 30 million pieces of apparel CARTAGO, Costa Rica, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sae-A, Korea's largest global apparel manufacturing

2015-04-23 23:03:00

Jaco Beach Area School Receives Makeover & Much Needed Donations. Jaco Beach, COSTA RICA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 Lost Beach Vacations, Costa Rica’s

2015-04-20 23:01:15

Unlimited Vacation Club Announces New Resorts In Mexico, Latin American And The Caribbean (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 Unlimited


Latest Costa Rica Reference Libraries

Eastern Pondhawk
2014-11-19 10:48:05

The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...

Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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