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Happy Tails Dog and Cat Rescue Project

Happy Tails Dog and Cat Rescue Project

Happy Tails Montezuma is made up of a small group of volunteers. Our core group includes Julie Kliska, Penny Goodwill, Shawnnah Farkas, Tania Munguia, Ammi Modin, and Bee Barth. We rescue street dogs and cats whenever possible. We bring them to the vet (we work with both Deanne and Eduardo) for treatment and try to […]

Mariposario Butterfly Garden

Mariposario Butterfly Garden

Visitors will enjoy this place if they have a thing for butterflies, dragonflies and other assorted insects. You will come across this place while hiking up to the Montezuma waterfalls. An initiative of the Marposario Montezuma Gardens B and B after they were determined from to reproduce the famed blue morpho of Costa Rica, this […]

Squirrel

Height/Weight: Squirrels are generally small animals, ranging in size from the African Pygmy Squirrel at 7–10 cm (2.8–3.9 in) in length and just 10 g (0.35 oz) in weight, to the Alphine Marmot which is 53–73 cm (21–29 in) long and weighs from 5 to 8 kg (11 to 18 lb). Life Span: About 6 years Habitat: Squirrels can survive in almost any habitat […]

Coyote

Life Span: A coyote’s life span is in maximum of 10 years if it’s in the wild and 18 years if it’s in captivity. Height/Weight: An adult 40-46″ in length and weighs 25-33 lbs. 19-25 lbs. Habitat: Their habitats are extremely diverse. They can be found everywhere from plains to mountains to dry arid deserts […]

Scarlet Macaw

Spanish Name: Guacamayo Rojo, Lapa Habitat: Lives in elevated trees of deciduous or tropical evergreen jungles. Lifespan: 40-50 years in the wild and up to 75 years in captivity. Height/Weight: An adult Scarlet Macaw is 84 cm long and weighs 900 g. This vividly colored, medium-sized macaw is the only one of its kind found […]

Raccoon

Height/Weight: Size: The Raccoon is a mammal of medium size, measuring 0.65 to 0.96 meter in length. It weighs between 6.5 and 16 kg. The male is usually larger than females. Life Span: Raccoons usually survive for only 2 or 3 years in the wild, though they are also known to live for 13 years. […]

Deer

Height/Weight: The largest species of deer is the Moose that is 5-7 ft tall and weighs around 800-1500 lbs. The smallest species of deer is the Pudu. It is 13-17 inches long and weighs 32lbs. The White Tailed Deer varies in size. Average life span: They average life span of a white tailed deer is […]

Cougar

Spanish Name: Leon Habitat: Cougars are adaptive creatures that can be found in a variety of habitats from temperate, coniferous forests to low, multistrata, and tropical rainforests. Height/Weight: Adult males can be more than 2.7 m long with a tail 60-70 cm long and weigh 60-100 kg. Females are smaller, 1.5 to 2.3 m total […]

Coati

Spanish Name: Pizote Height/Weight: Adult males generally weigh 6 kg, and are 1.1 to 1.2 m long with a tail 0.500 to 0.6 m long; females are smaller. Average life span: The average life span of a coati is 7-8 years in wild and around. Habitat: The coati lives in a range of forests, from […]

Sloth

Height/Weight: Three-toed sloths are about the size of a small dog or a large cat, with the head and body having a combined length of around 45 cm (18 in) and a weight of 3.5–4.5 kg (8–10 lb) Life Span: About 25-30 years. Habitat: Found in the trees of South and Central America. Now virtually […]

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Clandestina Restaurant

  My new favorite restaurant, Clandestina is not to be missed by food lovers staying anywhere near to Montezuma. Established in March 2015, Clandestina is the new kid on the block. The Oregon/Tico collaboration is a winner among locals and travelers alike, with artisan craft beers, made onsite by Butterfly Brewing Co. and delicious, exciting […]

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