Jungle River Trip ~ Costa Rica

 

We took a jungle boat trip down a river in Costa Rica, and were fortunate enough to see a  Great Blue Heron!  At over a metre and half in height, the Great Blue Heron is a very majestic sight. This stately bird, with its subtle blue-gray plumage, often stands motionless (as seen in the photo), while it scans for prey or wades belly deep with long, deliberate steps. Although these birds seem to move very slowly Great Blue Herons can strike like lightning to grab a fish or snap up a poor gopher. Other exotic creatures we saw included several iguanas and a lovely lazy sloth! After the trip my husband went ziplining through the jungle, but I decided to give that one a miss…

After the boat trip my husband went ziplining through the jungle, but I decided to give that one a miss…

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Spot the Sloth?

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