Category: Belize Photos

Tiny insect discovered in wilds of Belize

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. entomologists say they've discovered a tiny grasshopper-like insect in Belize and named it in commemoration of a Mayan people who once lived there. Researchers have dubbed the...

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Top Places in Belize to take your loved ones this Valentine’s

The natural beauty of Belize combined with its rich cultural heritage make a perfect magnet for Valentine's lovers! Here are some fun places to explore in Belize this Valentine’s Season:Placencia BelizePlacencia,...

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Why is the Groove-Billed Ani an Elusive Belize Bird

The Lodge at Chaa Creek in western Belize is home to over 308 species of resident and migratory birds, making Chaa Creek's 365 private acre nature reserve one of the best bird watching locations in Belize. On our daily...

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Is a Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?

When it’s locally grown, it not only tastes better, but also supports the lives of many in the community. Mr. Mick Fleming holds his hand out and displays the seeds he has picked up from the Chaa Creek Maya Farm on the...

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A Cool Red-Footed Amphibian!

The Lodge at Chaa Creek located in the western dense forests of Belize is home to the fascinating Red-Footed Tree Frog scientifically known as Tlalocohyla Loquax. Our guests can observe this red-footed frog in our...

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Madre de Cacao - A Simple & Elegant Tree

Common names:  Mata Ratón; Cacao de nance, Cachanance, it is commonly known as "Madreado" in Honduras; Kakawate in the Philippines; Madre Cacao or Madre de Cacao in the Philippines, Belize and Guatemala; and Madero negro...

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Ten Things You Need To Know About the Coconut Orchid

Ten Things You Need To Know About the Coconut Orchid Maxillaria tenuifolia, abbreviated Max. tenuifolia, is a unique orchid that has a strong coconut scent that smells just like a Pina Coloda. According to the American...

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Four Surprising Healing Secrets of the Hibiscus You Should Know

The hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family and is native to warm temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. It is quite large containing numerous hundred species and is often...

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Seven Surprising Facts of the Rhyncholaelia Digbyana

Seven Surprising Facts of the Rhyncholaelia DigbyanaCommon Name: Digby's Beaked LaeliaThe Rhyncholaelia digbyana is an uncommon and stunning species of orchid that is native to Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica,...

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Ixcanan aka Polly Red Head : An Important Medicinal Rainforest Plant in Belize

Common names: Scarlet Bush, Fire Bush, Red Head, Sanalo-todo, Ix-canan, Sac-te-much, Klaush-pimIxcanan is a small fast growing semi-woody bush that can be found throughout Belize. It grows up to three meters in...

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