Costa Rica 2014
Marietta College Biology
and Environmental Science
Trevor becomes a human Dung Beetle.
The cloud forest at Monteverde was actually cloudy (it was in 2005 as well).
A Strawberry Poison Dart Frog at El Zota.
A Leaf-mimicking Mantid
Making our own transect line.
We had never seen this species of Poison Dart Frog before.
Trevor makes a friend.
Rachel pioneers new fashion statements at El Zota.
We went above the cloud forest at San Gerardo Del Dota.
Spaghetti dinner at San Gerardo.
We reached the paramo, a high-altitude ecosystem.
Sloth at Manuel Antonio
Beach at Manuel Antonio.
Body surfing at Manuel Antonio.
Ice Cream and football at Quepos.
More giant beetles.
Crocodiles at Rio Tarcoles.
The beach at Jaco.
Volcanic spring water at Las Bromelias field station.
The search for moths.
Hiking up Rincón de la Vieja - a (somwhat) active volcano) in the rain.
Looking into the crater at Rincón de la Vieja
This was the first of our groups to make it to the top of Rincón de la Vieja
(though to be fair the 2011 crew made it up as high, but they were working on a taller peak).
Relaxing in the Hot Spring after the hike up Rincón de la Vieja
Transect at Santa Rosa National Park
Playa Rajada - last full day in the field.
Another bog beetle at Las Bromelias.
And anothe Leaf-mimic Mantid.
Sloth is my co-pilot.
These photos reperesent about 1 in 5 of those that can be found in the entire Album.