Bella and her boy

Last week we had company from a Golden silk orb spider – a very common spider in the Americas. I call her Bella, because she is a beautiful spider if you ask me. She looks very dangerous as well, but she is not poisonous to humans. We noticed her one day and started observing her and her web a bit. … More Bella and her boy

Deconstructing myths: “Dogs are of people and cats are of houses”

Well, well, I guess that anyone that has had a dog or a cat has heard it once or twice: “Dogs get attached to the owners and go with them wherever they go and cats are attached to houses” …while they are thinking: “and couldnt care less about what happens with the owners”. I would … More Deconstructing myths: “Dogs are of people and cats are of houses”

Seis meses, 220 aves…y estas son nuestras favoritas

Supongo que os habráéis dado cuenta, pero a Frank y a mí nos gusta mucho la observación de aves. Y Costa Rica es un PARAÍSO para los observadores de aves. De Verdad. En el transcurso de los primeros seis meses, hemos podido identificar 220 aves. Puede parecer mucho, pero no es tan impresionante si considera … More Seis meses, 220 aves…y estas son nuestras favoritas