Category Archives: Costa Rican Animals
The new turtle refuge is really taking off, and doing a great job. Please come by and leave a donation to support them! And then come back!
Oh wow has it been a full couple weeks! Here’s a few of the things happening these days! The butterfly lab is getting overhauled! Walls are getting knocked down, cement’s getting mixed on the floor, cinder blocks laid… while I stand in the middle of it all changing out grass for the morpho’s and […]
Living here is addicting. This sense that under any given leaf, in any tree, any tide pool, there probably is some new creature you’ve never seen before, that is intoxicating to me. Josh, my fiance, has been living here the better part of the last 10 years and yet still, at least weekly […]
I have to constantly pinch myself while living here in Costa Rica. Am I really here? Is this really happening? It is, and I love it. Everything is surreal and you are constantly in perpetual motion. As soon as one project finishes the next appears. It keeps you on your toes and it keeps you […]
At the butterfly garden in Montezuma we have to remove all predators to keep our Mariposas safe. The 5 most commanly found lizards in the garden are the Black Iguana, Green Iguana, Anole, Skink and the Whiptail Lizard. The whiptail lizard, or Ameiva festiva, can be found from Southern Mexico to Columbia. The ameiva genus […]