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malformalady:

Rhinoceros beetle hitching a ride in Costa Rica. These harmless beetles reach the size of 6.75 inches (170 mm) in length

malformalady:

Rhinoceros beetle hitching a ride in Costa Rica. These harmless beetles reach the size of 6.75 inches (170 mm) in length

happierthanabillionaire:

Look at me… LOOK AT ME!!! #costarica #iguana

happierthanabillionaire:

Look at me… LOOK AT ME!!! #costarica #iguana

rhamphotheca:

To Avoid Fights, Mice Sing to the Clouds
by Megan Gannon
Deep in the cloud forests of Central America, two species of singing mice put on a high-pitched opera to mark their territory and stave off clashes, researchers discovered.
 Alston’s singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina) and the Chiriqui singing mouse (S. xerampelinus) have overlapping lifestyles in the cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama. But the tawny cousins seem to establish geographic boundaries so they can avoid competing with each other.
"A long-standing question in biology is why some animals are found in particular places and not others," study researcher Bret Pasch, a postdoctoral fellow at the the University of Texas at Austin, said in a statement. "What factors govern the distribution of species across space?"…
(read more: Live Science)     (photo by Brett Pasch)

rhamphotheca:

To Avoid Fights, Mice Sing to the Clouds

by Megan Gannon

Deep in the cloud forests of Central America, two species of singing mice put on a high-pitched opera to mark their territory and stave off clashes, researchers discovered.

Alston’s singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina) and the Chiriqui singing mouse (S. xerampelinus) have overlapping lifestyles in the cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama. But the tawny cousins seem to establish geographic boundaries so they can avoid competing with each other.

"A long-standing question in biology is why some animals are found in particular places and not others," study researcher Bret Pasch, a postdoctoral fellow at the the University of Texas at Austin, said in a statement. "What factors govern the distribution of species across space?"…

(read more: Live Science)     (photo by Brett Pasch)

unionpeer:

Green iguana

A green iguana hides amongst palm fronds in Costa Rica.

unionpeer:

Green iguana

A green iguana hides amongst palm fronds in Costa Rica.

lavieendukebleu:

Iguana-Costa Rica

lavieendukebleu:

Iguana-Costa Rica

amanda-ink:

costa rica

Costa Rica - Janine et Gérard Thomas 

Costa Rica - Janine et Gérard Thomas