Costa Rica represents 5% of global biodiversity. A total of 1,077,308 hectares of the country are protected by national parks, forest reserves, and wildlife reserves. It is estimated that there are 160 species of amphibians, 205 species of mammals, and 220 species of reptiles found in Costa Rica’s ecological habitats.                                                                                                                                           The Guanacaste Conservation Area is located in the northwest of Costa Rica, in the province of Guanacaste. It is composed of the following National Parks: Santa Rosa, Guanacaste, and Rincón de la Vieja, as well as the Horizontes Forest Experimental Station and the Bahía Junquillal Wildlife Refuge.Here are 8 animals from Costa Rica that you won’t forget:

Sloth. It is a placental mammal commonly found in the humid jungles of Central and South America.

Jaguar. This feline ranks third among the largest in the world.


Green turtle.


Red-eyed tree frog.


Capuchin monkey.


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