Deep Forest: Exploring the Heart of Cahuita National Park, Costa Rica . . .
This Eyelash Viper (Bothriechis schlegelii), is a mostly arboreal/nocturnal resident of Cahuita National Park, Costa Rica. Though its venom is highly toxic, this snake is non-aggressive and its bite is rarely fatal to humans. Still, I observed the colorful beauty from a distance and zoomed in with my camera for a close-up look. Learn more […]Read More
Things Getting A Little Creepy ? Wishing You a Happy Halloween !
Jumping Spider (Araneae salticidae) Photograph â“’ Tim Geiss at poltergeiss.com We only look scary! These arachnids are a gardener’s friends. Although some spiders are venomous, most are environmentally beneficial creatures worthy of our respect and protection. Read more about the predatory jumping spider (Araneae Salticidae) —a common ‘guest’ in houses— Â and the soil-dwelling red velvet […]Read More