Dense tropical Rainforest of Tortuguero
Tortuguero National Park also protects canals, tropical rainforests, jungles and lagoons where thousands of species of wildlife live. The park is currently among the 4 largest portions of tropical rainforests, along with Corcovado in the Osa Peninsula, Braulio Carrillo National Park, the La Amistad National Park. It is the second largest tropical lowland jungle , along with Corcovado. The park is inhabited by many species, including the endangered Jaguar and the large Tapir.