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Costa Rican Safari, Africa Mia, in Guanacaste Welcomes Newborns

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It seems like the stork has been busy delivering at the Africa Mia Safari Park in Guanacaste Costa Rica these past few months. A giraffe and four wildebeest are the newest editions to Liberia’s very own Costa Rica Safari Park.  If the abundance of Costa Rica wildlife wasn’t enough, Africa Mia is home to over 150 animals, including a wide range of fascinating African species.

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Fourth Giraffe Calf Born in Africa Mia

The newborn giraffe named Giupi was born on Saturday the 4th of June, weighing 45 kilos and is in excellent health.  This is the fourth giraffe calf to be born in captivity in Costa Rica’s Africa Mia.

Four wildebeest were also born during the month of June, adding to an incredible list of births at the Africa Mia Safari Park.  The first arrival came in February, with the delivery of two Watusis, a breed of cattle that is native to Africa with large elongated horns that can reach up to 8ft (2.4 meters).

A Total of 35 Births Registered in 2010

In 2010 a total of 35 births were registered at Africa Mia including two ostriches, a zebra, deer, antelope, the black

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and white faced oryx and an Arabian camel.


A Costa Rica Wildlife Adventure at Africa Mia

If you are planning a Costa Rica vacation with your family in the Nicoya Peninsula, then schedule a visit to Africa Mia. This is Costa Rica’s only safari park and offers a great opportunity to experience both Costa Rica wildlife and species from further abroad.  Get up close to native Costa Rican monkeys and tropical birds, as well as African species including giraffes, giant eland, bongos, warthogs, zebras, ostriches, antelopes, African cattle and camels.

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