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Costa Rica And Its Rain Forests

Tropical diversity and steamy air around is 30 percent of Costa Rica’s conservation. One of the richest and most beautiful parts of the Central American national parks is the Esquinas rainforest. This lowland rain forest located in southwestern of Costa Rica, is one of the last remaining forests, ranging on the Pacific coast in Central America. With an estimated number of 3,000 plant species, the jungle is home to an incredible variety of vines, bromeliads, orchids, Philodendrons, or lichens. The online travel agency ab-in-den-urlaub.de reported by a nature scene of a special kind.

The moist, humid heat, which is hard to bear for many tourists, is responsible to a large extent for the tremendous biodiversity of the Esquinas rainforest. With an average 6,000 millimeters of rain per year, enough water available is the flora and fauna. Compared to European latitudes, this means a tenfold higher precipitation. During an expedition through the rain forest offers the adventurous travellers unforgettable moments. The magical background noise is followed by the screams of the parrots in the early morning. Munching on bananas colorful toucans, sloths rest on their branch and butterflies flutter through the air. Fascinating even the small hummingbirds, which drink at 40 to 50 wing beats per second from the flowers. A holiday in Costa Rica is increasingly associated with the concept of eco-tourism, where the eco-friendly behavior in the destination plays a central role. “Specializing in this form of tourism, the biodiversity of the Central American State can be permanently secured, so is Costa Rica in the future the bird richest country in the world” may call.