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Amazing birds of Yucatán, from the adorable to the thieves

Here is the fifth installment of our field guide to the region's feathered friends.

Spiders and howlers: Yucatán’s charming species of New World monkeys

Other than human beings, Yucatán is home to two species of primates, these being howler and spider monkeys.

Yet more amazing birds in Yucatán, from red-winged blackbirds to macaws

Birding can be a great activity to help fight stress, as it encourages serval of the same practices as meditation.

Two large crocodiles in mangrove found dead from gunshot wounds

These large reptiles are endemic to southeastern Mexico, but despite their ferocious looks attacks are uncommon. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der...

Yucatán’s fauna at great risk on highways and roads

Highways are a great danger to all animals, even the mighty jaguar, on the Yucatan Peninsula. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der...

Yucatán’s wild felines need protected habitats to survive

It is estimated that only one or two adult jaguars remain for every 3,000 hectares in the Yucatán.