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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TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

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TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

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1.  Give preventative maintenance to your motor.

2.  Make sure your tires are inflated to the ideal air pressure.

3.  Use your airconditioning responsibly.

4.  Do not overload your vehicle.

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Biodiversity

Golden - hooded TanagerVery common to the zone; can be seen in the gardens and open areas of our hotel...
  • Name: Golden - hooded Tanager

  • Scientific name: Tangara larvata

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Roberth

Canaán de Rivas Felicitar al empresario Omar Elizondo y a su familia, por este pedacito de cielo que ha creado en la comunidad de San Gerardo, sin duda un lugar maravilloso y lleno de paz, tambien felicitarle por sus grandez esfuerzos en la protección del medio ambiente y por su actitud progresista en ...
 
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