Biodiversity In Costa Rica

By BobbyRica | June 1, 2009

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For much of the beauty and glamor that Costa Rica receives from tourists worldwide, the country offers more to the world than just another vacation spot. Because of its rich abundant and unadulterated natural resources, Costa Rica has been pegged as one of the twenty countries with greatest biodiversity in the world.

Biodiversity is defined as the diversity of organisms within a contained environment. Costa Rica is highly deserving of the biodiversity moniker. The country promotes the growth of various animal and plant life. For one, the country is part of the Neotropics, a tropical region part of the American continent where ecosystems and species thrive. Aside from its geographic location, Costa Rica enjoys varying microclimates thanks to the mountainous regions and coasts that abound the country.

As of writing, there are 500,000 species found in the Costa Rica, which is around 4% of the total number of species in the world. Considering the fact that the country occupies 0.03% land area (51.100 km2) with an estimate of 590.0 km2 of water surrounding it, 4% is as impressive as it can get.

Enjoy the gifts that Costa Rica offers you through BobbyRica. Click on the images below to see how diverse Costa Rica is with its wildlife.

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