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[25 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]

We’re referring to the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding with 18 nations to create and safeguard a wildlife corridor aimed at preserving one of the world’s most magnificent creatures and a Belizean icon – the jaguar

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[3 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Along with all of Belize we say farewell to April the Tapir, no doubt Belize’s most beloved and recognised animal.

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[30 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

In Belize you don’t need to go hunting for wildlife – sooner or later it will come to you. Case in point is earlier this month, May 23 to be exact, when we had both a crocodile and jaguar go roaming – all in one day. In Belize City, a crocodile was causing mischief when it left a storm drain to visit the neighborhood. The same day, a jaguar decided to take a walk – much to the concern of the authorities.

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[8 Jan 2013 | 7 Comments | ]

I traveled with my husband, Adam, and our first stop after arriving into Belize was the Belize Zoo. We have visited this zoo a few times before and find it to be a must see on every trip. The zoo habitats are the most natural I’ve encountered with wonderful views of the diverse wildlife that inhabits the country. Adam loves to visit the tapirs and my favorites are the spider monkeys and the jabiru storks. We were impressed with the new walking paths at the zoo and updates since our last visit.

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[6 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]

When the Belize Tourst Board offered me a press trip to Belize. I jumped at the opportunity. When they told me that upon arrival I would be whisked off to the Belize Zoo, I was skeptical if this first stop would be worth a visit. My feeling is that zoos are mostly depressing places. I figured that there would be imported Lions, Tigers, and Giraffes. I could not have been more wrong.

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[5 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

One of the interesting oddities of nature is undoubtedly the sheep frog’s ability to confuse those in its surroundings into thinking there is a different animal in its surroundings by making an unusual sound (a sheep like bleat) not particular to its own species (as croaking is the norm for its amphibious cousins). So when you are walking through the tropical rainforests of Belize and hear what sounds like a sheep in the middle of the forest watch your step because you do not want to step on this wonderful oddity of nature.

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[4 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

There are many senior-friendly activities in the Belizean area. These activities are easy on the body, and you can learn a lot of the Belizean area. Not only that, but you can relax in the spa or see bird and butterflies through the guided tours. There are many other activities as well, so go to Belize and have a fun time. You will be happy you went.

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is now accepting bookings for the Belize Rainforest and Barrier Reef Vacation, a new for 2012 all-inclusive vacation package that allows visitors to explore Belize’s Heartland of the Maya rainforests as well as the Belize Great Barrier Reef in one affordable holiday, according to Chaa Creek’s marketing administrator.

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[15 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]

Our friends at The Belize Zoo are doing interesting and exciting things. Already dubbed the best little zoo in the world, now it can be referred to as one of the most fascinating places to have a wedding in Belize.

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[5 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

With a commendable conservation program in place, over forty per cent of Belize is protected in the form of nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, making it a nature enthusiast’s paradise, up high, on the ground or under the water.

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[19 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
You Better Belize   It!

I had chosen the
former British Honduras for a research project to enhance my teaching
style and resources as an elementary teacher in Chesterfield County,
Virginia. And what a success it was!

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[7 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Where In The World is Hope The Harpy?

Harpy eagle….The Hunt is on for Hope The Harpy Eagle – who’s gone missing again. Like Carmen Sandiego, her sponsors are asking where in the world is Hope the Harpy?

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[12 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Hope, the Harpy Eagle Spotted in Belmopan

The Harpy Eagle is the most majestic bird of prey in the America’s and since 2003 there has been an effort to repopulate the Central American isthmus with the spectacular bird. A number of the eagles have been introduced at the vast and expansive Rio Bravo – but these things have a mind of their own – and one of them has left Rio Bravo – and headed …

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[15 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Importance of Hope, the Harpy Eagle

Once upon a time quite long ago, the majestic and powerful Harpy Eagle was the alpha predator in many parts of Central America. Through habitat loss, the Harpy was on the verge of extinction, but through a programme by the Peregrine Fund with partnership of the Belize Zoo, the largest Eagle of the Americas is making a comeback. And they are doing particularly well in Belize.
While the first one, named Panama, came to the Belize Zoo in 2003 the idea …

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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 …