Documenting plants, animals, and ecosystems in the largest natural reserve of Guatemala The Maya Biosphere Reserve in the Petén region of northern Guatemala is the largest natural reserve of Guatemala with 21,602 km² represents one-fifth of the country's total land area.

There is a lot of fish in the ocean! There are also mammals, reptiles, plants, algae, etc. In this new blog post, we are going to focus on the "slower" reptiles that live in the sea. Guess which ones? Turtles,

The Scarlet macaw was a logo for the Maya 1400 years ago  Along with the toucan, the scarlet macaw is a worldwide favorite as a logo animal. Indeed the kings of Copan had the macaw as a logo animal for themselves

Ortalis vetula of Guatemala, is a cute, friendly, raucous wild bird of the Mayan rain forests, and is a potential comic book cartoon character for MayanToons   Our experience with Chachalacas, Ortalis vetula, a remarkable bird of Guatemala The best known chachalaca of the

Keel-billed toucan, Ramphastos sulfuratus is a logo-like symbol of the Neotropical seasonal rain forests of Mesoamerica and adjacent areas (and hence a common corporate logo) When it came time to decide which animal we would use as a logo, I pretty

Cochlearius cochlearius, boat-billed heron, is a rare wading bird featured by late Olmec and pre-Mayan artists for Tuxtla Statuette   Discovery of a boat-billed heron, in the Canal de Chiquimulilla, near Monterrico Recently I had my first encounter with an unknown bird on