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2013-11-22 23:37:22

Another option for certified yoga teachers to lead groups in paradise has opened up. Vista Celestial, an elegant boutique hotel in Costa Rica, is pre-booking 2014 yoga group tours. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Another option for certified yoga teachers to lead groups in paradise has opened up. Vista Celestial, an elegant boutique hotel in Costa Rica, is pre-booking 2014 yoga group tours. Vista Celestial is a brand new boutique hotel located in southern Costa Rica. The hotel is...

Remarkable 277 New Wasp Species Discovered In Costa Rica
2013-11-06 11:56:18

Pensoft Publishers Costa Rica reveals astonishing biodiversity of braconid wasps, with 277 new species of the tribe Heterospilini described in the latest special issue of the open access journal ZooKeys. This is the second part of an extensive two-part study of the braconid subfamily Doryctinae from Costa Rica, the first part published In this part, the authors Paul M. Marsh, and Alexander L. Wild and James B. Whitfield, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, describe a total of...

2013-10-22 23:27:54

myMEDHoliday.com adds Costa Rica to the site as it further expands coverage. The country offers a beautiful, politically stable country with low-cost of living, with some of the best health care in Latin American. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 myMEDHoliday.com further expands its coverage of top medical tourism destinations around the world, to include Costa Rica to its medical tourism information portal. myMEDHoliday offers the web’s best source for medical tourism...

2013-10-11 23:26:06

The independent authority on online marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, has named the 10 best link building consultants for October 2013. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The independent authority on online marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, has issued the list of the October 2013 top link building agencies in the online marketing industry. The ratings are issued at the start of each month in order to account for the latest developments and achievements of the top performing link...

2013-10-11 23:26:05

The independent authority on online marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, reports the listings of the best social media marketing consultants for the month of October 2013. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The independent authority on search marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, has named the list of the October 2013 top social media marketing agencies in the search marketing industry. The listings are named at the start of each month in order to account for the latest developments and...

Costa Rican Longline Fishery Kills Thousands Of Sea Turtles, Sharks
2013-10-03 06:51:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the last decade, the second-most-common catch on Costa Rica's longline fisheries were olive ridley sea turtles, not a commercial fish species. These longline fisheries also caught more green turtles than most species of fish, according to a new study led by Drexel University. The findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, indicate longline fishing is a major threat to the Pacific populations of...


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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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