Do you know some different kinds of Costa Rica animals?
Situated in one of 8 terrestrial areas - the neotropical ecozone... the Rich Coast is home to over half a million species, accounting for almost 4% of the total species on earth.
It's no wonder, why so many people want to visit this beautiful place.
Chance encounters with mammals like jaguars, sloths and tapirs... birds like scarlet macaws, toucans, and quetzals... reptiles & amphibians like Jesus Christ lizards, and red-eyed tree frogs...
And yes, so very many others...
Costa Rica Accounts for About 4% of the Species World Total
This country, is an ecological wonder.
And so, would you like to learn more?
Here on this page of the site - a collection of unique photos and fun information - and divided appropriately into various groups, ones like "Aquatic Mammals", "Monkeys", and "Sea Turtles"...
Please click and read on, to learn more...
Learn About Costa Rica Animals
It's why so many people choose to visit this beautiful place on the planet. To learn more about different species and groups of animals, click on the different sections below - and you'll be taken to that page...
Click here to read about six species of feline, living in the jungles and rainforests of Costa Rica - including of course... the beautiful jaguar.
Beautiful birds like scarlet macaws, toucans and quetzals only account for a few of the many different winged species on the Rich Coast.
From the brilliant blue morpho, to other species like owls and glasswings - read on to learn more... butterflies and moths, on the Rich Coast.
Rich Coast waters are home to an abundant array of fish. Marlin, grouper, snapper, snook & others reside in its lakes, rivers and oceans.
Home to some of the BIGGEST bugs you'll ever see - take the 'Hercules Beetle' for example... and tons of other interesting insects.
Sloths, tapirs, coatis and others - read on to learn even more, about the various kinds of mammals that live in Costa Rica.
Did you know? There are four different kinds, of primates - here on the Rich Coast. Capuchins, howlers, and two others, read more about them here.
Of course, it's birds like these - parrots like scarlet macaws, and toucans like keel-bills and aracaris... that draw so many nature-lovers to the Rich Coast!
A variety of scaly creatures, reside here in the country - those like crocodiles, turtles, and one of the most recognizable animals - the red-eyed tree frog.