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  • corcovado anteater
 - Costa Rica

    Anteaters

    Costa Rica has three anteater species which inhabit rainforest and grassland habitats.

  • bairds tapir corcovado
 - Costa Rica

    Baird's Tapirs

    A Baird’s tapir looks like a cross between a rhinoceros, horse and elephant.

  • bat tortuguero 
 - Costa Rica

    Bats

    Of the approximate 1,100 bat species on Earth, 110 of them are found in Costa Rica.

  • coati papagayo
 - Costa Rica

    Coatimundis

    White-nosed coatimundis, known locally as pizotes, are a member of the raccoon family.

  • animal  peccary
 - Costa Rica

    Collared Peccaries

    Collared peccaries are mostly vegetarian, and their diets vary greatly throughout the year.

  • dolphins jumping 
 - Costa Rica

    Dolphins

    Approximately 25 whale and dolphin species inhabit Costa Rica's oceans.

  • howler monkey 
 - Costa Rica

    Howler Monkeys

    Named for their throaty howls, howler monkeys are the loudest of all New World monkeys.

  • wild jaguar
 - Costa Rica

    Jaguars

    The rare and elusive jaguar is the largest of Central American carnivores.

  • kinkajou
 - Costa Rica

    Kinkajous

    This arboreal mammal is known as the honey bear, due to its proclivity for flower nectar.

  • margay selva reserve carillo 
 - Costa Rica

    Margays

    Primarily tree-dwelling, the margay is Costa Rica's second-smallest wildcat.

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