Bats represent almost 50% of the mammals in Costa Rica and are important allies of the rainforest by pollinating flowers and transporting seeds. The bat tour consists of a multimedia 30 minute presentation on the natural history of bats, diversity, adaptations, reproduction, threats and more. At the end of the presentation, a trained guide will provide you with a safe opportunity to observe close up some of the bats that were captured during the evening for research projects. Finally, you will visit the site of a demonstration snare net such as is used in bat research, where the method of capturing bats is explained. The careful methods used insure the well-being of the animals.
Night Bat Tour La Tirimbina
The Tortuguero Canals are an extensive system of natural waterways used for local transportation and jungle exploration. Traveling through the canals is a fascinating experience rich in wildlife that includes monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and colorful Read more...