Tagged with wildlife

A Day In The Life of A Sloth

A Day In The Life of A Sloth

“They come down once a week to poop!” grins our guide when I enquire as to the movements of the algae-covered furball that droops motionless between the branches in the treetop above. No study has been able to determine exactly why the three-toed sloth of Costa Rica persists in this ritual, as they are incredibly … Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side

A Walk on the Wild Side

I have been staying on an island for the past few days. Peaceful and idyllic, you may think. The perfect place for tranquil reflection and relaxation. Not a chance. Because Ometepe is an island with a difference. Several, in fact…. Not content with regular tropical island status, Isla Ometepe holds a number of admirable accolades. … Continue reading

Wings & Things

Wings & Things

So I’ve never been much of a twitcher, what with all the early mornings, the endless patience demanded AND of course the necessity of sitting still and being quiet for long periods of time (sounds altogether too ‘classroom’ to me!), but birds have always held a certain fascination. It’s the flying, mainly. And all those … Continue reading