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The number of stray dogs and cats on the streets and beaches of Progreso has become a public health hazard, admits Mayor Julián Zacarías Curi.
This week marks the beginning of Yucatán's rabies vaccination program for cats and dogs
Mexico has become the first country in North America to ban the testing of cosmetics on animals.
The Mérida Zoo has received a pair of cotton-top tamarins and a female ring-tailed lemur.
This week we continue our quest to bring to you original photographs and information about some of Yucatán’s most amazing animals.
Though the exact number of animal species on the Yucatán Peninsula is hard to nail down, even conservative estimates place the number in the thousands.
Video of the rescue was captured by one of the fishermen who can be heard speaking to the dolphin and reassuring it with gentle gestures..
Taking your dog to Yucatán takes planning. Getting them here is one thing, and finding care for them once they’re settled is another.
People found guilty of severe animal cruelty resulting in death are liable to serve prison terms of up to three years and pay fines, which theoretically could be as high as 1,790,000 pesos (90,000 USD).
Here is the fifth installment of our field guide to the region's feathered friends.
Other than human beings, Yucatán is home to two species of primates, these being howler and spider monkeys.
A spread from "My Days," Leanna Staines' passion project to benefit two local animal clinics. Her dog Fitz appears in every...
The nest contained eleven live baby turtles and well over one hundred hatched eggs shells.
This week we kick things off with one of Yucatán’s most emblematic species, the great curassow or hocofaisán.
This week we kick things off with a species you are not likely to see every day unless of course, you live deep in the jungle.
A proposal to reduce animal cruelty by promoting horseless tourist carriages was introduced by Mérida Mayor Renán Barrera Concha, who is running for another term.
These large reptiles are endemic to southeastern Mexico, but despite their ferocious looks attacks are uncommon. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der...
A horse-drawn carriage pulls tourists on Mérida's Paseo de Montejo. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht Animal rights...