Costa Rica, a climate success story in the world.


Costa Rica is characterized by its fauna and flora, being one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. We can find numerous forests, mangroves, reefs, valleys, rivers... and above all a great animal life.


It occupies 5% of the total world biodiversity. In its territory there are around 1,077,305 hectares, in which there are around 27% of protected areas: sanctuaries and wildlife refuges, forest reserves, national parks, forests and an archaeological monument.


It is estimated that there are more than 10,100 trees and plants in the entire area of ​​Costa Rica, highlighting more than 1,250 species of orchids, more than 35,100 species of insects, 165 species of amphibians, more than 200 species of mammals, more than 850 species bird's…


In 1992 Costa Rica became the general center of the so-called Council of the Earth.



Multitude of Ecosystems


Today in Costa Rica there are 12 different ecosystems of eco-forests, mangroves, various tropical areas... You can also find different types of species of both animals and very rare plants and many of these species are in danger of extinction. It is worth noting the numerous species of sea turtles: we find the velvet, hawksbill, quetzals...these are some of the species that unfortunately are about to disappear.


Apart from that the local guide will be able to inform you about the fauna and flora that you can find on your excursion and have more knowledge about it. You can find typical species in almost the entire territory of Costa Rica: hummingbirds, sloths, butterflies, lizards...

Insects: There are more than 35,000 species of insects in the country and many more that have not been identified: leafcutter ants, army ants, dragonflies, beetles…among many more.


Lizard, fauna of Costa RicaAmphibians: more than 160 species can be found in the country, a great variety of toads, alligators, frogs, crocodiles...



Reptiles: more than 225 species, the vast majority are snakes: coral snakes, jesus christ lizards, bull vipers...


Birds: more than 855 species of birds. Great paradise for the great variety of birds existing in the country. The most seen by tourists are: herons, parrots, vultures, toucans, hummingbirds...


Marine Animals: great variety of types of unquantified marine animals, different species of turtles (olive, leatherback, green…), whales, dolphins, killer whales, sperm whales, sharks…


Terrestrial Animals: great variety of terrestrial animals, various species of sloths, monkeys, jaguars, deer, many rodents...

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