Costa Rica has a population of 4.9 million humans, but it’s also home to plenty of animals as well. Ocelots, sloths, vultures, macaws and other species call Costa Rica home but you won’t believe what lives in the mountains of Costa Rica’s Heredia province — over 1,000 dogs. Yes, seriously. Read on for this amazing story!
9. Home to the Dogs
The Heredia province is an incredibly rich area of Costas Rica that covers a diverse set of areas. You’ll find the Braulio Carrillo National Park and the Sarapiqui River along with the Northern Plains there. And if you visit an hour outside San Jose, you’ll come across Territorio de Zaguates.