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wildlife in Costa Rica

Discussion in 'Costa Rica' started by greentec, 9 Oct 2015.

  1. greentec

    greentec New Member

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  2. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    Thought I would give it a go.....

    1) Fiery-billed Aracari (Pteroglossus frantzii)
    2) Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)
    3) Mantled Howler (Alouatta palliata)
    4) Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus)
    5) Unknown spider
    6) Unknown iguana or iguanian
    7) Unknown - possibly an anole?
    8) Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus)
    9) Not certain, possibly Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens)?
    10) Geoffroy's Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
    11) White-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari)
    12) Geoffroy's Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
    13) Grey-necked wood rail (Aramides cajaneus)
    14) Scarlet macaw (Ara macao)
    15) Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
    16) Basiliscus sp
    17) Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus)
    18) Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
    19) Unknown turtle
    20) Central American squirrel monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)
    21) Not sure, but poss. Olivaceous cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus)
    22) Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu)
    23) Chestnut-mandibled toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)
    24) White-headed capuchin (Cebus capucinus)
    25) Snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis)
    26) Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus)
    27) Snowy egret (Egretta thula)
    28) Mantled Howler (Alouatta palliata)
    29) Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
    30) White-nosed coati [Nasua narica)
    31) Mantled Howler (Alouatta palliata)
    32) Whip scorpion?
    33) Chestnut-mandibled toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)
    34) Northern tamandua (Tamandua mexicana)
    35) Ant sp.
    36) Poss. Eyelash viper (Bothriechis schlegelii)
    37) Scarlet macaw (Ara macao)
    38) Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
    39) Geoffroy's Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
    40) Northern tamandua (Tamandua mexicana)
    41) Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
    42) Chestnut-mandibled toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)