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Are your ready for an amazing frogging adventure with SAVE THE FROGS! in Costa Rica? If so, please fill out the form below so we can email you as soon as we announce the next SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour.

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Join the inaugural SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour: July 2017

We are pleased to announce the inaugural SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour (July 14th to 25th, 2017), which will encompass the rainforest, cloud forest, volcanoes, mangroves and an abundance of opportunities to find and photograph amphibians. Costa Rica has an incredible array of biodiversity, landscapes and ecosystems. Costa Rica is home to 202 known amphibian species all within a very small geographical area. There are lots of frogs to be found, making Costa Rica a perfect place for a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour.

In July 2015 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecologist Michael Starkey traveled throughout Costa Rica for ten days searching for ecolodges that are clean, comfortable and home to many frogs, and developing a detailed itinerary to maximize wildlife viewing opportunities in multiple ecosystems while minimizing drive times. Our inaugural SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour has been personally crafted to ensure an amazing, unique and thoroughly unforgettable experience that offers the best in travel, wildlife, culture and education.

Please send an email to trip leader Michael Starkey at starkey@savethefrogs.com if you are interested in joining SAVE THE FROGS! in Costa Rica.

*The SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour is FULL. Click HERE to be added to the waitlist.*

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"I am so excited to be joining SAVE THE FROGS! on their first Costa Rica Ecotour in 2017! A trip of a lifetime--I have always wanted to go see frogs in Costa Rica, and now I am doing so with two incredible scientists, Kerry Kriger and Michael G Starkey. This supports the great nonprofit SAVE THE FROGS! as well! They do fantastic work--founder Kerry Kriger and his team are making a difference worldwide!"

- Beth Pratt-Bergstrom, California Director of the National Wildlife Federation & SAVE THE FROGS! Board Member

Read more: Join the inaugural SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour: July 2017

The Golden Toad - Lost But Not Forgotten

All amphibian biologists and frog-lovers alike remember and appreciate the beautiful golden toad of Costa Rica. It is important to take a moment to celebrate this amazing amphibian and reflect on the many other amphibian species that have gone extinct in recent decades. Their loss reminds us to keep working harder and smarter in order to stop the amphibian extinction crisis. Although the golden toad is gone forever, we can work together to save other endangered amphibians.

Please spread the word about the amphibian extinction crisis, donate today to contribute to our conservation efforts and join a future SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour to visit the majestic forest where the golden toad once thrived. Thank you for your support!

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Golden Toad art, created by FLOAT.

Read more: The Golden Toad - Lost But Not Forgotten

Introducing the Strawberry Poison Dart Frog

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The strawberry poison dart frog, Oophaga pumilio, has an extraordinary reproductive strategy. Females lay their eggs in leaf-litter or on plants on the rainforest floor. When the tadpoles hatch, one of the parents will coax them to climb onto their back. Then the parent frog transports the tadpoles to small pockets of water in bromeliads or other vegetation, often high in the trees. That is like if you carried a human baby to the top of the Empire State Building!

Read more: Introducing the Strawberry Poison Dart Frog

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Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? Then join a SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour, and join our group of amphibian enthusiasts as we visit the rainforest, cloud forest, volcanoes, and mangroves. We will have an abundance of opportunities to find and photograph amphibians. Costa Rica has an incredible array of biodiversity, landscapes and ecosystems. Costa Rica is home to 202 known amphibian species, all within a very small geographical area. There are lots of frogs to be found, making Costa Rica a perfect place for a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour. Pura Vida!

Learn about the 2017 SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour Here.

If you are interested in joining SAVE THE FROGS! in Costa Rica, please fill out this waitlist form so we can alert you about upcoming ecotours to Costa Rica.

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SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger photographed this Cochranella granulosa in the Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve in Costa Rica.

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