The Other Toucans

The Other Toucans

The northern emerald toucanet, also called the Mexican emerald toucanet, is a small species of toucan found in southern Mexico and Central America. (A similar species, Aulacorhynchus albivitta or the southern emerald toucanet, lives in the Andes region of South America.) There are eight known subspecies of the northern emerald toucanet found between Mexico and…

Discovering the Mayans

Discovering the Mayans

The rainforest of Central America is one of the most beautiful and ecologically rich locations on the planet, but it wasn’t until recently that we also realized how much human history it held. Mayan civilizations are found all over Central America, including Belize and Guatemala, where the Maya Biosphere Reserve is located. Close to the…