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The Terciopelo Nearing San Jose

The Terciopelo, also known as Fer-de-lance, a highly venomous pit viper, a snake that has adapted very well to areas affected by man, in search of food, is nearing the metropolitan area of San Jose. We say this because the Bomberos (Fire Department) reports that...

Costa Rica Saving Lives from Snakebite

One of the biggest killers of humans is not a disease, nor is it related to traffic accidents. It's snakebite. Every year around 125,000 people die from snakebite and about 40,000 more survive but with scars, amputations, and paralysis, resulting in the loss of jobs...