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Com): If you can read Spanish, this is an excellent site to read regularly or simply browse. The entire content of the country’s paper of record is placed online daily, and there’s also an extensive searchable archive. It does maintain a small summary of major news items in English, although this section tends to run about a week behind current events. W La Nación Digital 27 2 COSTA RICA IN DEPTH P ura Vida! ) is Costa Rica’s unofﬁcial national slogan, and in many ways it deﬁnes the country. ”).
Bird-watchers might also enjoy Dennis Rodgers’s Site Guides: Costa Rica & Panama, which details each country’s bird-watching bounty by site and region. Other interesting natural-history books that will give you a look at the plants and animals of Costa Rica include Costa Rica Natural History, by Daniel Janzen; A Guide to Tropical Plants of Costa Rica, by Willow Zuchowsky; The Natural History of Costa Rican Mammals, by Mark Wainwright; A Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica, by Twan Leenders; and the classic A Neotropical Companion, by John C.
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