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Spider Monkeys of Belize

Belize is home to one of the largest primates in the New World, the spider monkey (Ateles sp.). These monkeys get their name from their ability to stretch out …
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The Secret of Vanilla

Vanilla, a staple in the kitchen and a scent that reminds many of warmth and cookies, is often thought of only as the small black beans that are scraped …
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Belize: A Sanctuary for Manatees

Manatees are, if not a common sight, at least a familiar one off Southeastern coasts of the United States. Found most often in the warm Gulf waters of Florida …
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The Lionfish Invasion of Belize

Over the course of human existence various species have been accidentally and intentionally introduced into new environments. This can often lead to serious environmental consequences. The invasive species often …