Entries in #animals (15)

Wednesday
Apr122017

I Wanted To See Nature In Its Purest  Form

Sitting in the only café/bar within 8km of our conservation jungle camp I’m enjoying my first day off at the end of my first week here in Costa Rica.

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Tuesday
Apr042017

A Trip Into Corcovado National  Park

Landing in Puerto Jimenez the girl, who is also a fellow volunteer, climbing out of the small plane that held myself, three other passengers and the pilot turns to me and says “Even the air smells green”. She is right; I have never been anywhere where you are so surrounded by nature day and night before.

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Tuesday
Mar072017

After 10 Days At Camp  Osita

I have officially been a resident at Camp Osita for 10 days now and what a memorable 10 days they have been!

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Friday
Jan202017

The Life Of A Tour Guide

In the whole of the Osa Peninsula a lot of work and income revolves around tourism. Now that the rainy season is over, high season has started and tour guides are busier than ever and hostels and hotels are fully booked. So what is it like to be an actual tour guide?

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Tuesday
Jan102017

Camp Critters

When you consider living in the jungle, there is something that seems to hold most people back…the critters. But once you learn what they are and undertsand their boundaries, you can start to embrace jungle life.

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Tuesday
Jan032017

Puma Gate

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse places on earth and here on our project in Carate, we spend our days scouring our many trails for any signs of this incredible wildlife. It can often be a difficult task but sometimes, just sometimes, the unthinkable happens and the wildlife comes to you…

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Friday
Dec232016

An Interview With: Assistant research Officer, Rebecca

Read this interview with Assistant Research Officer Rebecca to find out what life is like working in Costa Rica and why she chose to go there:

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Thursday
Nov032016

Birds Of The Osa

There is a stunning variety of birds here on the Osa Peninsula, from the charismatic Scarlet macaws and Chestnut-mandibled toucans, to the colourful manakins and mysterious owls; like the Spectacled owl which makes an ominous call that sounds like a large sheet of tin being shaken (we often hear this owl on camp late at night)

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Monday
Jun272016

Not Taking Things For Granted 

During my first few weeks in the Osa peninsula, Costa Rica, everything amazes: lush jungle, being woken up by howler monkeys, the overwhelming diversity of flora and fauna. You always have to pinch yourself to make sure you are not dreaming and there is no need for someone to remind you how unique this place is.

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Monday
May232016

Night Walk Survey

The day after my arrival at the camp we went on a night survey looking for amphibians and reptiles on the Capata.

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