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Adorable Animal Pictures from Costa Rica

Enjoy these monkey pictures, pictures of birds, baby animal pictures and pictures from nature in Costa Rica.

The people of Costa Rica love their beautiful wild animals so much that hunting for sport is prohibited. Enjoy these monkey pictures, pictures of birds, baby animal pictures and pictures from nature in Costa Rica.

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American Egret, Bird Island on El Rancho Humo in Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, photo by Brooke Obie

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Deep in the Nicoya district of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, there is a 50,000-acre nature conservancy along with a hacienda-style ecotourism lodge and hotel. While visiting El Rancho Humo, you can tour the nature conservancy, a haven for bird-lovers. American Egrets were spotted hanging out on Bird Island on the reserve.

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Coati sitting in a tree on the Papagayo Peninsula at the Andaz Resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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The coati is in the raccoon family. This little guy was spotted in a tree at the Andaz Resort on the Papagayo Peninsula.

Green Iguana camouflages on a tree near the Rio Tempisque in Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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A female iguana camouflages on a tree near the Rio Tempisque in Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

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red eyed frog at Guachepelin Hacienda in Corillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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A red eyed frog at Hacienda Guachepelin in Corillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica


brown vine snake tries to hide in the grass of the desert in the Rincón de la Vieja National Park

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This thin snake is all hiss and not much bite. The reptile’s main defenses are camouflaging with trees and vines and opening its mouth intimidatingly wide to startle his predators. This guy was spotted on a hike through the Rincón de la Vieja National Park.


spider monkey

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The ornatus subspecies of spider monkeys are commonly found in the northern region of Costa Rica. They are frugivores but sometimes will eat plants as well.


white-headed capuchin, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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The white-headed capuchin looks adorable, but it is carnivorous. Don’t get too close!

boa constrictor, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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This boa constrictor is slithering up a tree in Rincón de la Vieja National Park. He was spotted during a hike to the fumaroles.

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anteater in Rincón de la Vieja National Park

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An anteater relaxes in a tree at Rincón de la Vieja National Park

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Black swan in Costa Rica

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This black swan was captured by the Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin Adventure company in Guanacaste.


Tucan in Costa Rica

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This beautiful tucan shows off its beak while sitting on a branch in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.


Green parott in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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This green parrot was spotted in a tree in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Sloth sitting in a tree in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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The three-toed sloth is a common, beloved mammal in Costa Rica. He even graces the 10,000-colones bill (the equivalent of $20 USD).


A beautiful white bull majestically strolls through Hacienda Guachipelin

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A beautiful white bull majestically strolls through Hacienda Guachipelin

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