Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao) in flight, Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, Central America

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Puerto Jiménez

Sliced in half by the swampy Quebrada Cacao and flanked on one side by the emerald waters of the Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jiménez is shared by local residents and wildlife. While walking through the streets of Jiménez (as it's known to locals), it’s not unusual to spot scarlet macaws roosting on the soccer field, or white-faced capuchins traversing the treetops along the main street.


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