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Leaves and Critters

I thought Flora and Fauna sounded a bit too formal. There's nothing more interesting than getting to know some of the wild, beautiful, and out-of-this-world natural plants and creatures in other countries.

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Sand Dollars - More Than Just a Pretty Shell

These well-known sun-bleached white seashells are actually the exoskeleton of a furry living sea animal.

Leaves and Critters

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More Mangoes Than Mosquitoes ... Maybe
Costa Rica

Playa Zancudo (meaning mosquito beach) would more aptly be named Playa Mango during the start of the green season, there are so many mangoes!

Destinations, Food, Leaves and Critters

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Wildlife Abounds in Costa Rica!
Costa Rica

It's true, you come to Costa Rica for the nature and wildlife. Despite it's gain in tourism, it's still a protected eco destination full of biodiversity.

Destinations, Leaves and Critters

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Cool Plants I've Seen in Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Teeny Tiny Flowers  |   Flowers  |   Bananas  |   Mushrooms  |   Plants  |   General Greenery  |   ....

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Cool Animals I've Seen in Costa Rica
Costa Rica

There's not much to write. Just a bunch of photos! :) This doesn't cover even a portion of what's here or what I've seen but it' ....

Leaves and Critters

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Cool Birds I've Seen in Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Toucans  |   Parrots and Parakeets  |   Hummingbirds  |   Woodpeckers  |   Water Birds  |   Birds of Pre ....

Leaves and Critters

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Cool Insects I've Seen in Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Now looking at my photos, there doesn't seem to be nearly enough to cover the number of cool bugs and such I've seen. I guess it ....

Leaves and Critters

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Mosquitoes 101: Your Guide to Bite-Free Travel

New to world travel? Here are some serious tips to get you ahead in the mosquito game!

Leaves and Critters, Travel Tips

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Geckos - Your Travel Lizard Friends

Lizards in your room?! You'll learn to love them! And what the heck is that sound?!

Leaves and Critters

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