University of Georgia (UGA) Costa Rica is an official international residential campus of the University of Georgia. The campus is located in the small community of San Luis de Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. ¡Pura Vida!
Did you know that 18% of the world’s butterfly (and moth) species make their home in Costa Rica?
That is thousands of distinct species! There are many different species of animals found on the UGA Costa Rica campus. The exact number of butterflies found on campus is still unknown, but to date, 150 different species of butterflies have been collected and can be observed in our on-site collection. You can find a list of observed butterfly species here and moths here.