Tag archive for ‘Animals’
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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How climate change affects birds’ migration in Yucatan: Part 2

This article is the second of two parts on the Semarnat and Conacyt joint efforts to learn more about how climate change affects Yucatan and the migratory birds that come to the Peninsula each year in their journey More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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How climate change affects birds’ migration in Yucatan: Part 1

This article is the first of two parts on the Semarnat and Conacyt joint efforts to learn more about how climate change affects Yucatan and the migratory birds that come to the Peninsula each year in their journey More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Pro-animal group demands improved conditions for ‘calesa’ horses

Merida group says there is a lack of political will to solve animal-protection problems with calesa drivers…. MERIDA — Since the beginning of the current municipal administration, the issue of the “Calesas” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Cockfights will remain illegal in Yucatan: legislator

The Tekax Council initiative to declare cockfights as Human Heritage will not be approved, legislative leader declares… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the Tekax city council was seeking to More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Starfish display amazing features in Peninsula waters

It is important not to buy dry starfish or handicrafts made from them. It is best to enjoy them in their natural environment…. QUINTANA ROO — Undoubtedly one of the strangest animals in both its behavior More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Authorities face off over attempt to preserve cockfights in Tekax

Human Rights agency opposes Tekax City Council declaration of the sport a “cultural heritage”…. MERIDA — The Yucatan State Human Rights Commission (Codhey) expresses its rejection of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Many animals protagonized Maya legends

Before the Conquest, the native people of Yucatan attributed to several species of fauna a mythical character; during the Colonial era, the animals became part of legends, some of which are narrated even now. The More...