Mammals

Of the 239 mammals that exist in Costa Rica, some species of large animals are in danger of extinction, due to the destruction of habitat and indiscriminate hunting. In San Gerardo de Rivas one can find from the most common mammals such as the Guatuza (Dasyprocta punctata) and Coati (Nasua narica) to the more elusive Puma (Puma concolor) and Tayra (Herparlurus yaguarondi).


White Faced Capuchin Monkey

White Faced Capuchin Monkey

Family: Cebidae

Medium sized, forms in troops, omnivorous, has a prehensile tail.

White Nosed Coati

White Nosed Coati

Family: Procyonidae

Medium sized, 3-7 kg. The body is dark brown to reddish. It has white rings around the eyes. The snout is long and mobile. Very common in San Gerardo.
 

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Black VultureThis species is distributed across most of America, and is very common throughout Costa Rica ...
  • Name: Black Vulture

  • Scientific name: Coragyps atratus

  • Family: Cathartidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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