Wildlife of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to more than 500,000 species, and represents about 5% of the world’s biodiversity. When walking in the jungle keep an eye out for these exotic, yet commonly spotted creatures!

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Poison Dart Frog (Blue Jean Frog) – Rana punta de flecha
Red Eyed Tree Frog – Rana arbórea observada rojo
Glasswing Butterfly – Mariposa espejito
Morpho Butterfly – Mariposa morpho
Plumed Basilik (Jesus Christ Lizard) – Lagarto jesús cristo
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle – Tortuga golfina
Green Vine Snake – Serpiente verde de la vid
Boa constrictor – Boa
Tapir – Tapir Coati – Coati
Anteater – Oso hormiguero
Three-Toed Sloth – Perezoso de tres dedos
Scintillant Hummingbird – Colibri scintillant
Scarlet macaw – Guacamayo escarlata
Chestnut-Mandibled Toucan – Ramphastos swainsonii Tucán
Quetzal – Quetzal
Geoffroy’s Spider Monkey – Mono de ardilla de Geoffroy
Ocelot – Ocelote
American Crocodile – Cocodrilo americano