|Coconut palms, Cocos nucifera Linnaeus 1753 (Family Arecaceae), line a beach near Cahuita, Cartago Province, Costa Rica. Humans and this tree have a long and involved history. Coconut palms may live for 100 years and attain 30 m in height. It is a tree that has provided food, shelter and clothing for many people. The species probably originated in the Eastern Hemisphere, but today is pantropical and subtropical.|
|Dead Leaf Mimic Katydid, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.|
|A cockroach that mimics a firefly. Costa Rica.|
|The lake in the Diego de la Haya crater, Volcan Irazu National Park. This lake is well known for its color changing ability from light green to red. This is Costa Rica's highest volcano at 3432 m.|
A valley of volcanic ash Volcan Irazu National Park. The volcano last erupted in 1965.