Fauna of Peru
Peru has some of the greatest biodiversity in the world because of the presence of the Andes, Amazon Rainforest, and the Pacific Ocean.
The Peruvian Constitution of 1993 recognized the natural res...
Fauna of Peru - Wikipedia
Couple Rescues Cougar From Zoo
This 3-year-old cougar has had a hard life that nearly came to an end before this couple came along ❤️️
The Amazing Harpy Eagle
Meet the powerful and majestic Harpy Eagle!
Sun Conure
The sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis) is a beatiful parrot found on northeastern South America.
Amazon Tree Boa
The Amazon tree boa ( Corallus hortulanus ) is a non-venomous boa species found in the Amazon Basin in South America with no subspecies currently recognized. ​ ​ The species is found in Costa...
Boa Constrictor Facts
Boa constrictor is a large, heavy-bodied snake found in North, Central, and South America and the in the Caribbean, with 10 recognized subspecies
Eyelash Viper
The beautiful eyelash viper (Bothriechis schlegelii) is a small and arboreal, venomous pit viper species found in Central and South America.
Emerald Tree Boa - Snake Facts
The Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus) is a beautiful non-venomous arboreal (tree-dwelling) boa species found in the rainforests of South America.
Bushmaster, meet the largest pit viper in the world - Snake Facts
The Bushmaster (lachesis muta) is the largest pit Viper in the world with a nasty reputation, rare and shrouded in myth and legend
Is America Ready for Farm-to-Table Guinea Pig?
This past June, the New York City police were called to handle a case of "squirrel torture." When they arrived at the supposed crime scene, they found an immigrant from Ecuador roasting fresh guinea p...
A Riot of Color Lurking in the Amazon
Imagine a tropical rainforest and the picture that appears in your mind’s eye is probably filled with green and brown. It’s true that those colors dominate the landscape, but a closer look at some of ...
Very Rare Pink Dolphin Spotted Again (And She May Be Pregnant)
- Captain Erik Rue of Calcasieu Charter Service first spotted the mysterious pink dolphin they affectionately call, "Pinky" in 2007 out while fishing on his boat with his company Calcasieu Charter S...
Surprise: Snakes Don’t Kill By Suffocation
In 1994, a rogue herpetologist challenged the dogma that constricting snakes kill by suffocation. He didn’t think it made sense. If suffocation were the mechanism, the prey would have died much more s...
Discovered: the Stunning 'Glow Worm' of the Amazon
The Amazon rainforest is full of some amazing things, but you've never seen this before. A wildlife photographer and a team of entomologists recently confirmed the existence of a beautiful and deadly ...
Terrifying Creatures Of The Amazon River
The Amazon rain forest is an immense ecosystem, providing a habitat for creatures as weird and wonderful as the jaguar, the poison dart frog and the Jesus lizard ...
Sun Conure
The sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis) is a beatiful parrot found on northeastern South America.