Troop of about 10 howler monkeys crossing over gap in trees above entrance road to park.
A black iguana resting on a log at the edge of the beach.
Adult and young sloth, clearly with three toes on fore limbs, climbing up vines in mature forest.
A medium-sized, golden viper with enlarged scales over eyes, perched on vines growing up side of medium-sized tree. Snake was about 3 m above forest floor.
Hoy lo vi en tour en las montañas de fila chonta, en el Rainmaker. Perchado y después volando.
Playa Rey, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica.
Just by the park entrance; if they are like ours it's for proximity to garbage.
So familiar that I almost didn't think to post it; but of course an entirely legit wild creature.
Our naturalist identified it as something in spanish that sounded like 'big-man plant--a highly valued medicinal'. Alas: it's virtue is essentially as an anodyne for over-eating.
Our guide called this a 'mud turtle'; but hadn't much to say about it except they are happily numerous.