Manatee deaths concern Quintana Roo ecologists

CHETUMAL, Q. Roo — The deaths of at least 20 manatees have Quintana Roo ecologists concerned with reports showing all of the deaths were human-related. The deaths of at least 20 manatees in Belize so far this year are worrying state researchers at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (Ecosur) in Chetumal who say these manatees normally live in Quintana More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Eight white turtles rescued in Ciudad del Carmen

CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche — In a joint operation of the Federal Environmental Police and the organization Alternate Movement for the Recovery of Affected Ecosystems (Marea Azul), authorities rescued eight More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 2 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese)   ROILING IN RIVER   Cat swims silently near shoreline Caiman coming toward cat Two bounding leaps ATTACK!   Jaguar More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Flamingos return to mangrove area in Progreso

The pink birds found food and comfortable vegetation in a place near to farmer properties. PROGRESO — The mangrove area of ​​the old narrow road that was used during the time of the railroad and that connected More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Injured wild animals treated in Riviera Maya rescue shelters

AKUMAL, Q. Roo — On Sunday September 17, 14 birds of prey, among them eagles and owls that are protected by federal regulations, were taken to shelter and treatment in one of the Environmental Management Units More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Monarch butterfly migration expected to expand

More than three times as many Monarch butterflies are expected to pass through Michoacán and the State of México during the annual migration this year, Travel + Leisure reports. Considering last year’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Manatees hold on in face of danger from man and nature

We all heard about the effects that hurricane Irma had on the coasts of Florida and the Caribbean islands, but we don’t think about the effects it had on the animals that can’t run away the storm. As Hurricane More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Top 10 tips for Cozumel snorkeling

Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced snorkeler, our Top Ten Snorkel Tips will help you get the most out of your Cozumel snorkeling experience. There are almost 300 species of colorful fish and over 100 More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Dinosaurs to appear in Merida

In the Parque de la Paz, next to the Zoo El Centenario, there will be an expo with animatronic dinosaurs…. MERIDA — From September 12 to October 12 the public will have the opportunity to attend the More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 1 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese) Jaguar Portrait Living in the Yucatan jaguars seemed ever present whether visiting Maya ruins or the protected preserves of More...