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Jaguar Conservation in Costa Rica

Jaguar Conservation in Costa Rica

Jaguar Conservation in Costa Rica

Trip Details:

Operator:   GVI - Global Vision International
Price From:  $2100
Ideal Age Range:  19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs:  Moderately Fit
Program duration:  2 weeks

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About this program

Assist in the protection of endangered Jaguars, whilst living and working in Costa Rica’s rainforest. Since the 1950s the population of Jaguars within the Americas has plummeted from over 400,000 to an estimated 14,000 now.

Itinerary

Project Life

Carrying out the program's activities on the beaches and forests in the area, you will live on our base at Jalova. With Tortuguero's amazing scenery, incredible beaches and through dawn patrols, spectacular sunrises as the backdrop, you will hone your research skills collecting important data. Through the processing, analysis, and recording of data, you will also get to grips with the technical aspects of field based research. Making lifelong friends, and invaluable contacts in the research world, you will live on our small but comfortable base with fellow volunteers, forging a tight-knit group experience you will never forget.

Country Fast Facts

Costa Rica

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Continent:
North America
Official Language(s)
Spanish
Capital:
San Jose
Population
4,586,353 (2011 census)
Climate(s)
Equatorial, Monsoon, Tropical Savanna
Major Airport(s):
Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO), Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR)
Economic Driver(s):
Tourism, Agriculture, Exports, Energy

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