Australian Geographic Outdoor - - Destination | Costa Rica -

The straw­berry poi­son dart frog’s name is de­rived from their use­ful­ness to the tribes of Cen­tral Amer­ica who use their toxic se­cre­tion to poi­son the tips of their blow-darts and thus paral­yse their prey.

A cone­head katy­did, one of the many weird and won­der­ful noc­tun­ral crea­tures we found on late night scouts of our jun­gle camps.

Above left Traips­ing through a creek on our way to yet an­other iso­lated water­fall for a cool down. Above right Moun­tain bikes are re­flected in JC’s sun­nies on Day 3. Bot­tom right A cloudy sky and full moon made for a dra­matic back­drop to our camp at Nara­jillo.

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