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We will explore beautiful nocturnal creatures
January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gianfranco and The Bug Lady will transport you to a realm where reality rivals science fiction.
Biologist Tracie Stice, also known as “The Bug Lady,” has been exploring the rainforest of the Osa Peninsula for nearly thirty years. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biology, with an emphasis in Entomology, Tracie moved to Drake Bay to pursue her passion for tropical insects and spiders. In 1997 she created The Night Tour, which quickly became one of the most popular tours in Drake Bay. The Night Tour has been hailed by Lonely Planet, Frommers, and Fodors as one of the most fascinating excursions in Drake Bay. Tracie has been featured in numerous books, magazine and newspaper articles, as well as television.
Prior to relocating to Drake Bay in late 2002, Costa Rican naturalist guide Gianfranco Gómez guided adventure tours in the rainforest canopy of Rincon de La Vieja. Gian is an avid photographer, with a keen interest in nature. In 2003, he began working on a photographic compilation of the nocturnal wildlife of Drake Bay and his photography has been included in several publications.
Gian and Tracie were married in 2005. Together, they continue to work on documenting the nocturnal wildlife of Costa Rica, as well as guiding The Night Tour. They have worked on nature documentaries, collaborated in several scientific publications and have contributed in the discovery of new species and new species records for Costa Rica.