Darwin’s finches may have started the bird beak evolution theories, but new ideas are running wild today; From the size of bills relating to the weather (hotter = bigger, colder = smaller to need less where there is less) to the roots of it all and the development of beaks in dinosaurs. Did You Know?
Monkey Over Monday “Spider monkeys (of several species) live in the tropical rain forests of Central and South America and occur as far north as Mexico. They have long, lanky arms and prehensile (gripping) tails that enable them to move gracefully from branch to branch and tree to tree. These nimble monkeys spend most of
Holy Cow! …no really, Brahman Cow The Brahman is a breed of cow descending from Indian Zebu cattle. They can tolerate extreme heat, and live and breed longer than most other cattle species. The one seen here is taking a break from the tropical heat waves in Costa Rica at EARTH University. Their name, of
These sloths are at home in Osa Wildlife Sanctuary in Costa Rica, which focuses on caring for orphaned and injured animals. Famous for their seeming laziness, these slow movers are vulnerable to deforestation, though recent developments are starting to discover previously unknown facts about sloth behavior and ways to supplement their habitat through chocolate. Costa Rica has