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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    Nice picture of a Spider Monkey on the move.
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    Honduran White Bat's.
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    I saw those Leaf-mimic katydids as well. They are very cool.
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    There were Walking Sticks, Tarantula, Bark Scorpions, Hercules Beetles and all sorts of bugs and creepy crawlies and of course Sloths in the canopy. I wouldn't want to get lost in Monteverde at night.
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    Did you take the Jungle Night Tour at Monteverde? That is a scary walk! It is amazing how many creepy things come out at night in the rain forest.
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    Probably, but they are slow to improve the roads down there because they don't want to hike the taxes.
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    Did you see any huge Crocs at Tarcoles? You probably saw Sloths, Howlers and Coatimundi. The Coatimundi wait along the road in places, waiting to be fed by travelers. We stopped to see one once and I got of the car for a picture, and he started coming towards me looking for a handout. It...
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    That 3rd photo from the left on the top looks like Monteverde. The 4th photo from the left on the bottom is the rare Resplendent Quetzal. You probably saw him, in Monteverde. Did you see any big Crocs?
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    "Where Costa Rica had previously been just a pass-through for northbound cocaine from Colombian and Mexican cartels, authorities say it is now a warehousing and transshipment point for drugs sent to Europe by homegrown Costa Rican gangs." "LIMON, Costa Rica (AP) — In this colorful Caribbean...
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    4 weeks tropical birding with the Zeiss SFL 8x30

    I have been to Costa Rica. It has a very high theft rate, and they target tourists because they know they have expensive kit. When somebody sees a binocular that they know is equivalent to 3–4 months wages for them, it is very tempting to steal them. I always take beater binoculars to Costa...
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