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Postcard Perfect: Scarlet Macaws in Costa Rica

Postcard Perfect: Scarlet Macaws in Costa Rica September 23, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
The Scarlet Macaw, Ara Macao, is a large bird that originates in the humid lowland subtropical rainforests of Central and South America. They eat mainly fruits, seeds, and nuts, and have an average lifespan of 40 years. Until the 1960s, the distribution of Scarlet Macaws included much of Costa Rica,...

Bono Impersonator Takes Costa Rica by Surprise

Bono Impersonator Takes Costa Rica by Surprise May 7, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
The nation’s leading newspaper La Nacion first reported yesterday that the lead singer of U2, Bono, was in Puntarenas, the largest province of the Nicoya Penninsula on the Pacific side of the country.  He’d apparently arrived by private boat with a small entourage including a professional...
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