No other country in the world has as many bird species in such a small land area. With a list of over 1640 species, Ecuador ranks fourth in the world
Text: Santiago Molina The Andean or spectacle bear is the only representative of the 8 species of the bears in the world that lives in South America. Is endemic to
Yunguilla and Maquipucuna, belonging to the Metropolitan District of Quito, are located within the Andean Choco Region – which was recently proclaimed a World’s Biosphere Reserve! Besides its natural wonders,
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall
55 km from Quito you can visit the reserve that is named after the famous Ilinizas volcanoes!
Yunguilla y Maquipucuna, dos sitios que pertenecen al Distrito Metropolitano de Quito se encuentran dentro de la Región del Chocó – recientemente proclamada como ¡Reserva Mundial de la Biosfera! Además
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with a wonderfully intricate ecosystem: The cloud forest. This ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation, is one of the most diverse in the world.