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[9 May 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Belize’s Manatee!!!

By Future Perfect Travel
The Manatee
The manatee is a huge marine mammal with a gray brown seal looking body. They have two  forelimbs that act both as arms and front flippers they also have a powerful paddle shaped tail.  They have tough skin with a rough texture and some body hair,  their face is wrinkled and has stiff whiskers.  They produce sounds audible to humans.  When active, they surface regularly to breath,  they can stay under water 10-15 minutes without breathing …

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[10 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Belize Baboon Sanctuary: You Say “Baboon” – We Say “Howler Monkey”

Another wonderful animal, indigenous to Belize, is the “baboon” – now, don’t worry, due to a strange twist in the local lingo and the amazing sound that this animal makes, the Belizean baboon is not the aggressive baboon we have seen so much of – that animal is only found in the wild in Africa.
Belize boasts a “Baboon Sanctuary” that is for the little howler monkey.  Just listen to this one and you will understand why it has been confused …

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[18 Feb 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Kinkajou at the Belize Zoo

Getting away from it all in Belize is easy. The sun, the sand, the rainforest – and the plethora of
exotic animals! Although Belize is a relatively small country, it has an amazing variety of wildlife
living in a wide range of habitats. The country’s savannahs and lowlands are home to rare waterfowl, its
forests provide a refuge for tapirs (the national animal of Belize), pumas and numerous tropical birds
(like the keel billed toucan), while the mountainous regions ensure a …