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Rain Forest
The Buttress roots of a silk cotton tree in the lowland tropical rainforests of eastern Costa Rica. In the rainforest moist conditions and warm temperatures speeds up growth and decay and torrential rain storms wash away inches of soil each year. This means the soil layer is very netrient poor and thin leaving roots exposed. The trees secure there roots deep into the bed rock. - Eastern Costa rica
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Nikon D5100
ISO
450
Aperture
f/4
Exposure
1/60th
Focal Length
15mm

Rain Forest

The Buttress roots of a silk cotton tree in the lowland tropical rainforests of eastern Costa Rica. In the rainforest moist conditions and warm temperatures speeds up growth and decay and torrential rain storms wash away inches of soil each year. This means the soil layer is very netrient poor and thin leaving roots exposed. The trees secure there roots deep into the bed rock. - Eastern Costa rica

Mantled Howler Monkey
Due to an enlarged Hyoid bone this monkey is able to make loud calls and is the loudest land animal on earth. Howls and grunts are made by only by the lead male in every group to let other groups know there in there territory. Calls can be heard in the mornings and evenings from nearly 20 miles away. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Mantled Howler Monkey
Due to an enlarged Hyoid bone this monkey is able to make loud calls and is the loudest land animal on earth. Howls and grunts are made by only by the lead male in every group to let other groups know there in there territory. Calls can be heard in the mornings and evenings from nearly 20 miles away. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Mantled Howler Monkey
Due to an enlarged Hyoid bone this monkey is able to make loud calls and is the loudest land animal on earth. Howls and grunts are made by only by the lead male in every group to let other groups know there in there territory. Calls can be heard in the mornings and evenings from nearly 20 miles away. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Mantled Howler Monkey
Due to an enlarged Hyoid bone this monkey is able to make loud calls and is the loudest land animal on earth. Howls and grunts are made by only by the lead male in every group to let other groups know there in there territory. Calls can be heard in the mornings and evenings from nearly 20 miles away. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Mantled Howler Monkey
Due to an enlarged Hyoid bone this monkey is able to make loud calls and is the loudest land animal on earth. Howls and grunts are made by only by the lead male in every group to let other groups know there in there territory. Calls can be heard in the mornings and evenings from nearly 20 miles away. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Mantled Howler Monkey

Due to an enlarged Hyoid bone this monkey is able to make loud calls and is the loudest land animal on earth. Howls and grunts are made by only by the lead male in every group to let other groups know there in there territory. Calls can be heard in the mornings and evenings from nearly 20 miles away. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Mantled Howler Monkey
A Magnificent New World monkey found from Mexico to South America and the loudest land animal on earth. As opposed to old world monkeys new world monkeys have prehensile tails allowing them to have extra support when moving around in the trees. These monkeys are folivorous feeding on the leaves of plants primarily fig and ficus leaves. Also feeding off of fruit becoming a germinator for the forest. Groups consist of one or two males and up to 10 females and offspring with some groups being much larger. These animals are threatened by deforestation. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica
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Camera
Nikon D5100
ISO
400
Aperture
f/5.6
Exposure
1/1000th
Focal Length
270mm

Mantled Howler Monkey

A Magnificent New World monkey found from Mexico to South America and the loudest land animal on earth. As opposed to old world monkeys new world monkeys have prehensile tails allowing them to have extra support when moving around in the trees. These monkeys are folivorous feeding on the leaves of plants primarily fig and ficus leaves. Also feeding off of fruit becoming a germinator for the forest. Groups consist of one or two males and up to 10 females and offspring with some groups being much larger. These animals are threatened by deforestation. -Las Baulas National Park, Guanacaste Costa Rica

American Crocodile
A Threatened species found in central and south America, southern Florida and the Caribbean islands. Basking in the sun to regulate its body temperature these crocodiles will feed off any bird or mammal of considerable size. Unlike humans when these animals loose there teeth new teeth will constantly replace the old.- Costa Rica
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American Crocodile
A Threatened species found in central and south America, southern Florida and the Caribbean islands. Basking in the sun to regulate its body temperature these crocodiles will feed off any bird or mammal of considerable size. Unlike humans when these animals loose there teeth new teeth will constantly replace the old.- Costa Rica
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American Crocodile
A Threatened species found in central and south America, southern Florida and the Caribbean islands. Basking in the sun to regulate its body temperature these crocodiles will feed off any bird or mammal of considerable size. Unlike humans when these animals loose there teeth new teeth will constantly replace the old.- Costa Rica
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American Crocodile

A Threatened species found in central and south America, southern Florida and the Caribbean islands. Basking in the sun to regulate its body temperature these crocodiles will feed off any bird or mammal of considerable size. Unlike humans when these animals loose there teeth new teeth will constantly replace the old.- Costa Rica

Dendrobates pumilio
Also known as the Blue jean poison dart frog, derives its toxicity only from the Beatles and ants it feeds off of. This species comes in different morphs some only solid orange while others are speckled. These frogs are happy among the leaf litter in the tropical lowlands and rainforest of central America.-Eastern Costa Rica
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Camera
Nikon D5100
ISO
400
Aperture
f/4.5
Exposure
1/320th
Focal Length
60mm

Dendrobates pumilio

Also known as the Blue jean poison dart frog, derives its toxicity only from the Beatles and ants it feeds off of. This species comes in different morphs some only solid orange while others are speckled. These frogs are happy among the leaf litter in the tropical lowlands and rainforest of central America.-Eastern Costa Rica

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