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
Endemic to Venezuela, Brasil, Peru, Guyana, Ecuador and Colombia, pink dolphins are one of the few species of dolphins that live in freshwaters. Along the rivers of South America, specifically
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
Amphibians such as frogs, toads and salamanders are vital to the ecosystem of the tropics and Ecuador in particular, is an amphibian hotspot! Reappers in Amphibian Paradise Most frog species
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
January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs. Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!
Situada entre las provincias de Pastaza y Orellana, Yasuni es una de las áreas ¡más biodiversas de la Tierra! En el corazón del bosque húmedo tropical, el territorio del parque abarca ríos desbordados y
In the heart of the tropical humid forest, the park’s territory encompasses overflowing rivers and low plains at the foothills of the Andes. Yasuni National Reserve covers 9,820 square kilometers, or 3,792 square miles.
Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.