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If you are a budding wildlife photographer then make sure to head to Costa Rica for your next vacation. Five percent of the world’s species can be found in beautiful Costa Rica including Capuchin monkeys, Keel Billed toucans, humming birds, sloths, butterfiles and poison arrow frogs. These perfect subjects promise to be some of the most outstanding wildlife photographs in your collection. Who needs postcards while on vacation in Costa Rica when you can capture the real thing instead?

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During your vacation to Costa Rica you should always have your camera ready to snap a picture. Costa Rica’s stunning landscapes, ocean vistas and abundant flora and fauna make for the perfect pictures and can be found all throughout this amazing country.

CNN iReporters sent in thousands of stunning photographs from their vacations in Costa Rica. Twenty five photographs were selected depicting Costa Rica’sCosta Rica Keel Billed Toucan at La Paz Waterfalls most notable wildlife and eco-attractions including Playa Manuel Antonio and Manuel Antonio National Park, Playa Tamarindo, Arenal Volcano, Tabacon Hot Springs, verdant coffee plantations in Tarrazu, Manantial de Agua Viva Waterfall close to the National Park of Braulio Carillo, amongst others vibrant pictures of Costa Rica.

Many photographers included brief descriptions of the places they had visited in Costa Rica. Photographer David Hutz, who submitted his perfect paradise image of Playa Manuel Antonio, explained, “The beach is very nice and there are tons of monkeys and sloths in the rainforest just inland. Another must-see!”

Eva Kriz, a beginner surfer, sent in her photograph of a wave rider in Playa Jaco. “For a beginner surfer Jaco is fantastic. The smaller waves are perfect for learning. There are several surf schools where you can go to get surf lessons. Playa Hermosa is where the professional surfers go.”

Heather Davis explained, “Costa Rica was an amazing combination of gorgeous scenery, up-close views of spectacular wildlife and genuinely friendly local people.”

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Sunset Surfing at Playa Tamarindo Beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park Costa Rica Surfing at Playa Jaco

Photo credit from top to bottom, left to right:

Capuchin Monkey in Rainforest; Heather Davis
Keel Billed Toucan, La Paz Waterfalls; Ariel Matias
Sunset Surfing at Playa Tamarindo; Kevin Cantero
Beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park; David Hutz
Surfing at Playa Jaco; Eva Kriz