By Luke Golden, Westminster College
Luke collects data for his field project on the habitat preferences of the Neotropical river otter. Photo by Shalynn Pack.
Our first views of the Central American spider monkey, up close and personal. Photo by Shalynn Pack.
It really hit me that I had arrived in Costa Rica as I walked out of the doors of the San Jose airport on June 22– I felt the humid heat hit my face and head the voices of taxi drivers trying to convince me to ride with them. I spotted a sign in the crowd – our new leader for the next 6 weeks, Chris, was smiling and holding up a Round River sign – and we headed off in a taxi