Costa Rica 2019 trip report

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Costa Rica 2019 trip report

Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » July 2nd, 2019, 12:53 am

Had a trip bursting with herpetological biodiversity (ca. 140 species)
=> https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=98

Here's a small set of preview pics, trip report holds much-much-much more.

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Rhinophrynus dorsalis

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Hydrophis platurus

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Hyalinobatrachium valerioi

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Rhinobothryum bovallii

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Bothriechis schlegelii

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Bothriechis lateralis

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Oophaga granulifera

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Agalychnis lemur

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Post by RenoBart » July 2nd, 2019, 8:06 am

That is one hell of a trip! Great photos and report. I bet you never sweated so much in your life! The biodiversity of Costa Rica is pretty magical. I have only been once, and my trip was much more limited, so I am very jealous of your wide spread time there!

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Post by Jimi » July 3rd, 2019, 9:01 am

Congrats, and thanks. Looks like an exhausting but rewarding trip. The high country there is tough herping eh?

cheers!

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » July 5th, 2019, 11:44 am

Thanks, guys!

Usually in bed by midnight, so definitely not the most exhausting trip ever, Jimi. It's more fun with a little bit of work, isn't it? ;)
Yes, the fairy-tale cloud forest wasn't packed with herps... Chytrid might have gotten to the frogs, but also not a single lizard during hours and hours of hiking - weird...

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Re: Costa Rica 2019 trip report

Post by Mark » July 5th, 2019, 1:31 pm

Wow, awesome pics and great finds. Thanks for sharing

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » July 9th, 2019, 11:21 pm

Thanks, Mark!

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