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by dcis_steve on Flickr.Arenal Volcano as seen from the grounds of Hotel Nayara, just outside La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

by dcis_steve on Flickr.Arenal Volcano as seen from the grounds of Hotel Nayara, just outside La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

Costa Rican Zebra-leg Tarantula

Rhechosticta seemanni

Order: Araneae

Husbandry Information

Housing Requirements

Diet Requirements

  • In the wild, spiderlings eat pinhead crickets and other small insects, while adults eat crickets, other large insects, and the occasional small vertebrate.
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Nocturnal

In Pictures: Granada, Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, almost half the population sit below the poverty line, which is why Granada comes as a surprise. Its colonial-era riches stand strong in its architecture and a recent tourism boom has given rise to a high-end foodie culture and niche shops. 340 more words

Destinations

Mi Primera Semana

Hello from San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango!

I have been in Guatemala for a whole week now!

When I arrived last Friday in Guatemala City, I was driven to Comalapa straight away. 1,053 more words

Central America

Nicaragua Is Trying to Kill Me

“Do you have a motorcycle license?”

“Have you ever driven one of these before?”

“Do you have any underlying concerns?”

These were some of the questions that were… 984 more words

Turtle Rescue | Sailing Zingaro shorts

What we found 130 miles out to sea will shock you. While sailing to the most remote island in Central America, these sailors come across a turtle caught up in a fisherman’s long line. 73 more words

Videos

Dead Boys

I came across this as an Amazon Short and was intrigued by it. It’s a quick read obviously but I felt it was moving and thought-provoking in its way. 215 more words

Non-fiction