The Flora and Fauna of Costa Rica

Costa Rica in Spanish means “rich coast’. The country has a wealth of natural diversity and within in its boundaries it contains rainforests, mangrove swamps, cloud forests and coral reefs. Despite being small it is claimed that the country contains 5% of the world’s biodiversity. The dense tropical rainforest The tropical climate of the country which is hot and wet means that this creates ideal growing conditions for vegetation. This produces the variety and density of vegetation that grow. In the country there are 10,000 different trees and plants that…

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