Entries in costa rica (61)

Tuesday
Jan032017

QUIZ: Do You Know Your Rain Forest Species

Test your knowledge of rain forest species, most are from Costa Rica and seen on our Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation project.

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Monday
Feb222016

Ode To The Ocelot

The world’s big cats are arguably its most iconic animals. The lion, leopard, cheetah and jaguar fill up our wildlife documentaries and photographs as well as many a local myth and legend. But there are some smaller wild cats that deserve some love too. The Americas are full of them, so let’s focus on one in particular: The Ocelot.

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Friday
Dec182015

10 Slowest Animals

We know the Cheetah is fast, we know the fastest birds, but who is on the other end of the scale? Who drags, takes their time and is never in a rush? Here are the slowest animals:

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Tuesday
Nov102015

The World's Most Ecologically Sustainable Countries

It is now appraised that 86% of the world's population live in countries that demand more from nature than their ecosystems can supply. Pursuant to the Global Footprint Network, if everybody were to live like American people, it would take 4 Earths to sustain the global population.

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Monday
Nov022015

Facts About The Three-Toed Sloth

While they may be known as one of nature’s laziest animals, sloths are also host to some very unusual and perhaps surprising attributes.

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Wednesday
Sep302015

Quiz: Where should you Volunteer in 2016?

Thinking about volunteering next year, but stuck for ideas? Take our quiz and find out where you should be heading!

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Tuesday
Aug052014

VOLUNTEER PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Enya cody

Enya Cody cuddled up with this little fellow when volunteering at the Frontier Costa Rica Animal Rescue Centre. We liked the cheeky looks they both have, it looks like they have become great friends! Vote for Enya to win Volunteer Photo of the Month for August on the Frontier Official Facebook page.

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Tuesday
Jul292014

Animals IDs

Could you tell the difference between two or more otters? Sounds impossible, doesn’t it? Nevertheless, Frontier researchers in Costa Rica are currently developing ways to allow them to do exactly this.

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Monday
Jul212014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Katie Worsdall

Another Monday means another wonderful photo from around the world. Our pick of the week is this stunning image of a dolphin taken by Katie Worsdall whilst on Frontier's Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation project.

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Monday
Jul142014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Izzy Novak

Izzy Novak takes us in the heart of the forest with a photo of a red-eyed tree frog snapped while at Frontier’s Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation. Vote for Izzy to win Volunteer Photo of the Month for July on the Frontier Official Facebook page.

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Monday
Jul072014

Volunteer Photo of the week: Alyssa Lammiman

Friday
Jun272014

It’s Sloth Week! Time to Sloth-ings down

Sloths are an internet sensation. With their strange smiling faces, lethargic movements and awkward apparent friendliness this elusive species has become the most popular animal on the planet.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Stay tuned with Nature 

Tomorrow morning, you can have your first sip of coffee in the middle of a tropical rainforest: it is the miracle of naturesoundmap.com

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Tuesday
May272014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Jenny Dent

A pod of dolphins seen off the coast of Costa Rica. The photo was captured at the opportune moment whilst on a short cruise

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Wednesday
Apr232014

Volunteer photo of the week: Delyth Williams

Assistant Research Officer on Frontier's Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtles project has taken some amazing wildlife shots during her time on the project, but we especially loved this turtle hatchling close-up!

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