23 Dec '11, 7am

Save Costa Rica's Wildlife from Electrocution | Care2 Causes

Having just returned from Costa Rica, I was certainly unaware of this situation. I actually did see them crossing along wires to get to get from one side of the road to the other....Costa Rica is a bit perplexing....she prides herself on eco-tourism, sustainability, preserving wildlife and yet she has a horrible problem with street dogs....there are no regulations in place for domestics. They really don't care much about them although rescues are popping up. Rarely does anyone spay or neuter...dogs roam in the streets or are dumped. I passed hundreds of dogs like these and several dead ones in the road. It is very sad to say the least...they also have MANY old cars that run on diesel fuel...the stench and dirt from them is appalling. Odd how they can be so advanced in some ways but 40 years behind in others. The monkeys have suffered lose of habitat due to the african palm...

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