A tour guide was taken by surprise when an adult cougar (puma in Spanish) fell from a tree near him and the walked the San Pedrillo beach in Corcovado.

The event was recorded by Óscar Peralta, a guide who works for the Perla del Sur tour operator that will be carrying out the “Mega Limpieza en el Parque Nacional Corcovado” (Mega Cleaning in Corcovado National Park) on May 10, 11 and 12., around 11 am on Tuesday at

Last month a puma was captured by veterinary experts in Tiba (San Jose) and released with a GPS collar in the Braulio Carrillo national park; It is believed that it made its way to he urban area in search of food.

In July of 2018, security cameras of a hotel in Pérez Zeledón recorded a cougar cub hanging around the local restaurant.


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