One of the richest ecosystems on Earth, Costa Rica is home to over 500,000 species of animals (mostly insects). ?The Jesus Christ lizard (a basilisk that can run on water) is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species ?of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies. This convenient laminated guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information and ideal for field use by naturalists of all ages. Made in the USA.