A DUTCH TOURIST WATCHES BUTTERFLIES FOR EXPORT IN A GARDEN OF BUTTERFLIES.
A Dutch tourist watches butterflies for export in a Garden of Butterflies belonging to U.S. citizen Joris Brinkerhoff, in Guacima of Alajuela, 40 kilometers (25 miles) to the northwest of San Jose, January 7. Brinkerhoff specializes in the raising and exportation of butterfly cocoons of more than 40 species from Costa Rica to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the United States. He has sold the cocoons for an average of 3 dollars each for the past 13 years. Hundreds of tourists visit the Garden to see the great variety of butterflies.