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2014-03-06 23:30:35

LlamaCostaRica.com announces triple bonus credit on mobile recharges to Kolbi Costa Rica every Sunday until March 30th. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 LlamaCostaRica.com announces triple bonus credit on mobile recharges to Kolbi mobiles in Costa Rica. The promotion is available every Sunday until March 30th. With LlamaCostaRica.com, any recharge process takes less than one minute, which makes the service fast and simple. Customers from all around the world can now send triple...

2014-03-05 23:31:51

The 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference, organized by the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, will bring together the world's best scientists in Tobacco Control. San José, Costa Rica (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Costa Rica will celebrate the second anniversary of the application of the Anti Tobacco Law on March 26th, 2014 during the 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health. The Ministry of Health of Costa Rica and the...

Apanteles albanjimenezi
2014-02-25 07:59:21

Pensoft Publishers An inventory of wild-caught caterpillars, its food plants and parasitoids, has been going on for more than 34 years in Area de Conservación Guanacaste (ACG), a protected area of approximately 1200 km2 in northwestern Costa Rica. As a result, more than 10,000 species of moths and butterflies are estimated to live in ACG. Their caterpillars are in turn attacked by many parasitoid wasps, also numbering thousands of species. However, most of those wasps have never been...

2014-02-24 23:22:29

For the second year in a row, the prestigious and highly regarded Travel + Leisure names Mead Brown Costa Rica Vacation Rental Agency to the magazine's exclusive and carefully vetted "Best Villa Rental Agency" list. Playa Herradura, Costa Rica (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Travel + Leisure magazine just announced their curated list of 2014 "Best Villa Rental Agencies" and Mead Brown Costa Rica once again makes the cut. Mead Brown is the only vacation rental agency...

2014-02-18 23:29:04

The ten top display advertising firms in Costa Rica for the month of February 2014 disclosed by costa-rica.topseos.com. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The independent authority on internet marketing in Costa Rica, costa-rica.topseos.com, has announced their listings of the 10 best display advertising agencies in the search marketing industry for the month of February 2014. Each month the independent research team at costa-rica.topseos.com examines the best performing display advertising...

2014-02-13 23:28:07

Costa Rica Travel Market launched six months ago and offers a voucher business model adopted from the deal platform learnings. Always welcoming innovation, this Costa Rica Travel based company now takes a riskier turn accepting Bitcoin as a payment method for their Costa Rica vacations. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 There is no doubt the U.S. consumer has been re-educated over and over on how to purchase travel since the inception of the Internet. Once an arena of traditional...

2014-02-05 16:20:21

Northrop Grumman Foundation and Conservation International program enters its third year FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their continuing effort to help teachers develop the next generation of scientists, Northrop Grumman Foundation and Conservation International (CI) announced that applications for the 2014 ECO Classroom experience are now being accepted through March 31. Four teams of four teachers will be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip from July 7-20 to...

New Coral Species Discovered In Peruvian Pacific
2014-02-04 05:19:13

[ Watch the Video: New Species Of Soft Coral ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and the University of Costa Rica have apparently discovered a new, fiery-red species of coral in the shallow waters of the Peruvian Pacific. The new species has been named Psammogorgia hookeri in honor of Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University biologist Yuri Hooker, and according to the authors of a paper in the...

2014-02-03 23:25:51

Learn about energy from nature's point of view and discover the most bio diverse rainforest in the world. Create electricity from air, water and plants, capture Earth's kinetic energy in home and building designs. Sombra de la Lapa Rainforest Reserve, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, Central America (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 9 Day energy conference in remote Southern Costa Rica uses water, air and plants to create perpetual electricity and energy...

2014-01-08 23:25:16

LlamaCostaRica.com announces 50% bonus credit on mobile recharges to Kolbi Costa Rica by February 28th. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 LlamaCostaRica.com announces a 50% Bonus credit on mobile recharges to Kolbi mobiles in Costa Rica. The promotion is available by February 28th. With LlamaCostaRica.com, any recharge process takes less than one minute, which makes the service fast and simple. Customers from all around the world can now send 50% extra credit when recharging Kolbi...


Latest Costa Rica Reference Libraries

Granular Poison Frog, Oophaga Granulifera
2013-06-25 13:49:03

The Granular Poison Frog (Oophaga granulifera) is a species of frog belonging to the family Dendrobatidae, found in Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical, moist, lowland forests, but it's threatened by habitat loss. This frog has been switched from Dendrobates granuliferus to Oophaga granulifera. The frog is an aposematic animal, and it utilizes poison only for the purpose of self defense from predators. It's clearly visible red color is designed as a...

Grey-necked Wood Rail, Aramedes cajaneus
2013-04-21 09:30:30

The Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramedes cajaneus) is a species of bird belonging to the Rallidae family. It can be found in Belize, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Columbia, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical and subtropical mangrove swamps, tropical or subtropical swamps, and swamps. This...

Honduran White Bat, Ectophylla alba
2012-08-10 11:10:50

The Honduran white bat (Ectophylla alba) is the sole member of its genus. It is native to western Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica, and can be found living at altitudes of up to 2,296 feet. It can reach an average body length between 1.4 and 1.8 inches. This bat has white fur on its entire body, a trait for which it was named, except for it small ears and nose which are yellow in color. It will construct tents within the leaves of the Heliconia plant, by biting the veins that...

Oryzomys_couesi,_Tylomys_panamensis
2012-07-25 06:49:31

Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) is a semiaquatic rat that can be found in southern Texas, throughout Mexico and Central America, and into the northwestern portion of Colombia. It prefers a habitat with abundant water, but it is able to live in arid habitats and shrub lands. Coues’ rice rat forms the group O. couesi, along with six other species of rat. All of these rats are in the Oryzomys genus, along with the marsh rice rat who is the sole member of its group. There are more than forty...

Crab-eating Raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus
2012-07-20 08:42:55

The crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) is native to South and Central America. Its range includes Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, and extends to the northern areas of Uruguay and Argentina. It prefers a habitat with abundant water resources. Although the name implies that this raccoon’s diet consists of only crabs, it also consumes other crustaceans, like lobster, as well as fruits, amphibians, and turtle eggs. The crab-eating raccoon is similar in appearance to the common...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.