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[17 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Today’s picture of the day is the Gray Fox, scientifically known as Urocyon cinereoargenteus. This particular one most of the time resides around the Macal River Camp area at Chaa Creek.

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[2 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Today’s picture of the day is the female Striped Basilisk scientifically known as the Basiliscus vitatus. These creatures are commonly encountered in the vicinity of aquatic habitats and will occasionally run for short distances across the surface of the water, hence the famous nickname the Jesus Christ Lizard.

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[23 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Today’s picture of the day is the Giant wild Cockroach and its scientific name is Blaberus giganteus. The giant wild cockroach is one of the world’s largest cockroaches and it mostly resides in the tropics.

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[22 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Today’s picture of the day is the Red-eyed tree frog and its scientific name is Agalychnis callidryas. The specific name, callidryas, is from Greek calli, a prefix meaning “beauty,” and dryas, refers to a deity or nymph of the woods.

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[1 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

Join the creatures of the night and experience the undiscovered side of the Belize rainforest!
Our experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guides will take you through trails populated by Ocelots, Howler Monkeys, Tarantulas, Patoos, Jaguarundis and many more intriguing rainforest residents. The exotic beauty of the tropical night comes alive with troops of fireflies dancing through the trees, decorating the river valley below. The light from your head lamp may capture a surprised inhabitant, while a special ultraviolet light illuminates phosphorescent insects busy …