25 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Animals

It’s mind-blowing to think about the multitude of animals that exist in this world. From the tiny flea to the great blue whale, each animal possesses a unique quality that makes it stand out from the rest. Even if you’re a zoology expert, you might be surprised by some of these 25 amazing facts about animals. Prepare to be astounded by the resilience, physical abilities, and sheer brilliance of these magnificent creatures.

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3 More Endangered Animals to See in Costa Rica


Geoffroy's Spider Monkey in Costa Rica

Spider monkeys are extremely sociable (photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

For nature lovers, birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts, an endangered animal spotting in the wild almost always makes the bucket list. But endangered animals are, well, endangered and can therefore be difficult to sight, even in their natural habitat.

That’s where Costa Rica steps in. This Central American nation is home to more than 250 endangered plant and animal species, from the ones you’ve never heard of (like the pristimantis rain frog) to ones you’ve always dreamed of (jaguar, anyone?). In our first installment of the “easiest-to-spot” endangered species in Costa Rica, I introduced you to the green sea turtle, Central American squirrel monkey, and American crocodile. Now it’s time to discover three more endangered species that you have a good chance of sighting in their natural habitats, right here in Costa Rica.


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