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Estado actual del conocimiento sobre el perfil genético de la población de Costa Rica
The population of Costa Rica has been considered historically as the product of the amalgamation of three ethnic groups: Europeans, Africans and Amerindians. In addition, it has been said that this population is highly ...
Composition and species richness of the herpetofauna of a Costa Rican University campus
The campus of the University of Costa Rica in Limón port city, Costa Rica, known as Sede del Caribe (SC), includes a secondary forest of ca. 40 years old. This forest holds a great potential for environmental education, ...
Behavioural responses of reptiles to visitors of protected areas in Costa Rica
Tourists can have a strong impact on the behaviour of wild animals, modifying foraging strategies, diet and habitat use, increasing stress, and altering communication and escaping behaviour. Such behavioural changes have ...
Signal repertoire and contest outcome in the Jacky dragon
Establishing dominance is an important mechanism for determining access to resources such as mates or territories. However, levels of aggression and dominance may vary among populations based on history and variation in ...
Reproductive biology of Phragmipedium longifolium and floral anatomy associated with pollinator attraction in the genus
Phragmipedium is a genus with 21 species restricted to the tropics and subtropics from Central and South America. As it is a genus capable of producing seeds from both self- and cross-pollinated flowers, it is an ideal ...