NHBS Country Guide: Costa Rica – June 2010

Colourful Costa Rica! From the dramatic cloud forests and volcanoes of the Andean-Sierra Madres to the Northern Lowlands and the spectacular coasts, Costa Rica remains one of the most popular destinations for ecotourism in the world today.

Wildlife of Costa Rica Jacket ImageThis compact new guide to the wildlife of Costa Rica is the perfect general field guide for spotting wildlife in this haven of biodiversity.

Featuring all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods that one is likely to see on a trip to the rainforest (as well as those secretive creatures such as the jaguar that are difficult to glimpse), The Wildlife of Costa Rica is the guide to have when encountering trogons, tapirs, and tarantulas. In addition to providing details for identifying animals along with interesting facts about their natural history, this guide offers tips for seeing them in the wild. Costa Rica, a peaceful nation with many and diverse animal species, is one of the best places in the world for wildlife watching and nature study.

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