Tag archive for ‘Animals’
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Ciudad del Carmen Zoo will close due to lack of care for the animals

Animals will be transferred to Tabasco and Merida zoos, because they have the infrastructure to guarantee adequate care of the animals… CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche – Due to failure to heed an order to properly More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Spider monkeys are kings of Quintana Roo’s Mayan forests

Despite the state’s urban growth, most of Quintana Roo remains wild forest where the amazing spider monkey lives… Quintana Roo – The spider monkey, also known by its Mayan name “ma’ax”, is More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Beware of lost-pet scams

In Yucatan, the Prosecutor’s Office has detected several attempted telephone frauds towards owners of lost animals…. MERIDA – Revealing personal data when publicizing a lost pet could unleash telephone More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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“First Yucatan Wildlife Fair” to feature native species

The event will be held on Sunday November 26 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Yucatan Science Technology Park, located in the highway Sierra Papacal-Chuburna km 5.5. Participants in the free event for the whole family More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Yucatan moves to promote melipona bee honey

The federal government wants to preserve this natural resource and will reinforce producers’ skills through workshops and efforts to protect the melipona bee…. MERIDA — The delegate of the Ministry More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Eco-solutions to the mosquito problem in Yucatan

With a local fish species, State government seeks to reduce the quantity of mosquitoes in Yucatan cenotes… MERIDA — More than 17,000 fish of the species Gambusia yucatana, also known as Mosquito-fish, More...

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...