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Corallus annulatus

Annulated Tree Boa (Corallus annulatus)

An Annulated Tree Boa found in the humid, tropical, lowland rain forest of Costa Rica. Annulated Boa’s are rarely seen by humans due to the fact that they live high in the treetops (arboreal) and are active mainly at night (nocturnal). They have a strong prehensile tail which allows them to support themselves on a nearby

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Close up of Nance fruit

Nance Fruit Tree (Byrsonima crassifolia)| How to make Chicha de Nance

The Nance (Brysonima crassifolia) Fruit Tree (Nahn-C). How to make Chicha de Nance or Nance soaked in Guaro. The Nance (Brysonima Crassifolia) tree and fruits are used as far North as Mexico and as far South as Peru. It is a food source for mot-mot’s and robins as well as providing nectar for honeybees here in Costa Rica. The

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Masked Smiliska Tree Frog

Masked Smilisca (Smilisca phaeota) – Tree Frog

Smilisca Tree Frog (Smilisca phaeota) found in Limon Costa Rica This Masked Smilisca Tree Frog was an excellent model. When we moved her from the bamboo to the lipstick palm she just clung on and waited for us to get the shot. We found her in a puddle surrounding our construction site. She had probably just laid

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Tree Frog Silhouette

Olive Tree Frog in Costa Rica (Scinax elaeochrous)

Olive Tree Frog (Scinax elaeochrous)  The Olive Tree Frog certainly has style. It is the most common frog found in the Caribbean lowlands of Central America below 1,000 meters. This frog lives high in the forest canopy but comes down to the ground for mating. While calling out during mating season this frogs under-belly turns

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