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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Community ActivitiesIn the area bordering Chirripó National Park there are 4 communities that celebrate and conserve local traditions...
 

Biodiversity

Collared TrogonMedium sized Trogon, prefers mountainous humid forests; a very beautiful bird...
  • Name: Collared Trogon

  • Scientific name: Trogon collaris

  • Family: Trogonidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Perez Zeledon Gracias por todo, de corazon les deseo lo mejor tanto para la familia como para el Hotel, espero visitarlos pronto con mi amiga Liz... Bendiciones y sigan asi, dando lo mejor de ustedes... Saludos a todos(as) Exitos
 
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