Mangrove Tour, Quepos, Costa Rica
On Damas Island just north of Quepos
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At first they appeared somewhat shy
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At first they appeared somewhat shy


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A good lunch was served just before the tour
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A good lunch was served just before the tour


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They rented kayaks too
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They rented kayaks too


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The tide was out at the start of the tour
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The tide was out at the start of the tour


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An unused rowboat was up on shore
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An unused rowboat was up on shore


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The first mangrove trees floated past
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The first mangrove trees floated past


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Mangrove roots slowly create new land
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Mangrove roots slowly create new land


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A Bare-throated Tiger Heron was well hidden
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A Bare-throated Tiger Heron was well hidden


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The look of mangroves is unmistakable
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The look of mangroves is unmistakable


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Small crabs live on the mangrove roots
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Small crabs live on the mangrove roots


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A fly landed on the boat's rail
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A fly landed on the boat's rail


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A Little Blue Heron tried to slip away unseen
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A Little Blue Heron tried to slip away unseen


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White-faced Capuchin monkeys approached the boat
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White-faced Capuchin monkeys approached the boat


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The welcome sign for the tour said it all
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The welcome sign for the tour said it all


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One monkey stared at the boat from a distance
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One monkey stared at the boat from a distance


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Fresh water mangroves did well inland
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Fresh water mangroves did well inland


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But they begin to brown as they near saltwater
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But they begin to brown as they near saltwater


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Kayakers were spotted near the sea's entrance
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Kayakers were spotted near the sea's entrance


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A few fisher folk were tied up near shore
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A few fisher folk were tied up near shore


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The newest entrance from the sea
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The newest entrance from the sea


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Near the sea the waterway became large
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Near the sea the waterway became large


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A Boat-billed Heron was spotted high in a tree
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A Boat-billed Heron was spotted high in a tree


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A small beach appeared amid the mangroves
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A small beach appeared amid the mangroves


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Odd, colorful mushrooms grew along one branch
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Odd, colorful mushrooms grew along one branch


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A rundown house came into view along the shore
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A rundown house came into view along the shore


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An iguana was found basking on the shore
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An iguana was found basking on the shore


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Tide rising opened new side routes
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Tide rising opened new side routes


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The side roots could grow quite large
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The side roots could grow quite large


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A logasaurus was found floating
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A logasaurus was found floating


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Beyond the mangroves was open farmland
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Beyond the mangroves was open farmland


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Monkeys were encountered a second time
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Monkeys were encountered a second time


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A few came near the boat
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A few came near the boat


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They were looking for crabs to eat
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They were looking for crabs to eat


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Mmmm. Those crabs sure tasted good.
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Mmmm. Those crabs sure tasted good.


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This is one of the crabs the monkeys ate
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This is one of the crabs the monkeys ate


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A real, wild snake was finally seen
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A real, wild snake was finally seen


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The boat returned after the tide came in
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The boat returned after the tide came in


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A small Flycatcher was spotted among the palms
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A small Flycatcher was spotted among the palms


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Upon return the rowboats were afloat
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Upon return the rowboats were afloat


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