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09/15/2016

Welcome to Fall 2016 Tropical Ecology & Conservation Program

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One of the first ecosystems explored in Costa Rica was the Paramo, an ecosystem found above 3000 meters in elevation (above tree-line).  Here is the whole group with Alan enjoying the view.

 

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While learning about mangroves, the students got to experience this type of ecosystem really close.  Here Alex Bush (Southern Methodist University) is enjoying his time walking through Red Mangrove roots.

 

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Snorkelling around Isla del Caño was a great experience, got to see many different species of fish and a big school of Jacks

 

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Had a great time during nike hikes looking for creatures like frogs, snakes, insects, spiders, etc. Here is Emma Barnes (University of Maryland) with a Cat-eyed Snake Leptodeira nigrofasciata

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