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Turning Tarzan: Meet macaws and turkeys as you zip wire your way through Costa Rica's forest

Feb 07, 2016    

By Michael Juhran/DPASan Jose, Costa Rica: The seven women, clad in helmets and climbing harnesses, stand uneasily atop a 10-metre-high metal platform in the canopy of a Costa Rican cloud forest.A hole in the tangle of forest greenery reveals a deep gorge with two steel cables strung taut above it.The Rincon de la Vieja volcano isn't far away; moss and ferns, bromeliads and orchids grow on the branches of the trees and the silence is broken only by the twittering of birds.Until the guide, Jose, speaks: "It's quite simple. You just let yourselves roll, ...

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