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Costa Rica Wildlife - page 7 of 9

Baird's Tapir walked out of the forest to the beach at Campanario Biological Station on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. This unusual animal with a trunk-like nose is related to rhinos and horses, and is the largest wild land mammal in Costa Rica. It's listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 22 February 2017.

 

Please click for video: Baird's Tapir walking on beach

The shoreline at Campanario Biological Station in Costa Rica on 22 February 2017.

 

Spot-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia merops) at Campanario Biological Station on 22 February 2017.

 

Underwing of spot-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia merops) at Campanario Biological Station on 22 February 2017.

 

Bare-throated Tiger-Heron at San Josecito Beach near Corcovado in Costa Rica on 22 February 2017.

 

Video link: Bare-throated Tiger-Heron Catches Prey

 

Scarlet Macaw at San Josecito Beach near Corcovado in Costa Rica on 22 February 2017.

 

Yellow-headed Caracara at San Josecito Beach in Costa Rica on 22 February 2017

 

Yellow-throated Toucan at Saladero Nature Reserve on Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica on 21 February 2017.

 

Willet in winter plumage at Saladero Nature Reserve on 21 February 2017.

 

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