Mammals

Descriptions of the many types of mammals native to Costa Rica.

Cat Lovers – Where to See Costa Rica’s Wild Felines

Cat Lovers – Where to See Costa Rica’s Wild Felines

In Costa Rica there are 6 species of wildcats. Most of the big cats in the country are nocturnal or hide in trees in the rainforest like the margay. Many of the wild cats are usually live in the nature reserves or in the remote and mountainous areas due to poaching and habitat loss. Wild cat […]

Top 10 weird and exotic animals of Costa Rica

Top 10 weird and exotic animals of Costa Rica

Bestowed with an intense array of biodiversity and environmental attractions, Costa Rica is sandwiched between two continents and two seas. This country is like a biogeographical bridge bursting with natural wonders and life. It is more than a vacation destination and it offers some of the finest and most varied wildlife viewing on the world. […]

Fox

Fox

Common name: Fox Type: Animal Family: Canidae Range: Among most of the species those referred to as fox, the red fox is treated as the one as wide spread one compared to others. All these species can be easily found on almost every continent. These foxes are available in the European and American countries in […]

Blue Whale

Blue Whale

Common name: Blue Whale Type: Mamal Family: Balaenopteridae Range: When you consider about the range of this Blue Whale, it normally resides in Ocean throughout the world. You can see this marine mammal in the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, North Pacific and North Atlantic Ocean. The largest population of Blue Whales was normally in the […]

Agouti

Agouti

Common name: Agouti Type: Little rodents/Mammals Family: Dasyproctidae Range: The Agouti is ranging from the places of southern Mexico including the Yucatan Peninsula and the Chiapas. It also ranges through the places in Central America including the Costa Rica to northwestern Colombia, Ecuador and far western Venezuela. In the southeastern Peru, the highly distinct population […]

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