This Cayman lurks in the swampland of Costa Rica, avoiding the BriBri's dinner plate. 

The BriBri Indians of the Cordillera de Talamanca are the last remaining indigenous of Costa Rica. Now restricted to this protected area of mountainous rainforest  in the very south of the country, the BriBri were once part of many indigenous groups that lived across Costa Rica before the Spanish conquest ravaged their numbers.

Desperately clinging onto their land and cultural heritage against the onslaught of westernization, these people practice non-invasive methods of agriculture within the rainforest and survive through subsistence farming. However, the pressures upon them are great and as western influence continues to invade, traditions are forgotten with each successive generation and soon an entire way of life may be lost.


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