Merida Ecology

  • Boas in Yucatan

    One of the most beautiful and interesting things you will discover while visiting the impressive Mayan city of Chichen Itza, in the Yucatan, is the ubiquitous presence of the snake: as columns, in low-reliefs, in frescoes and in the majestic stairway

  • Celestun

    Celestun, in the Yucatan Peninsula, is one of the most stunning wildlife parks in Mexico. This is a true paradise for bird lovers with one of the largest populations of pink flamingo, Tropical Mockingbird and Tropical Kingbird, Northern Cardinal, and

  • Crocodiles in Yucatan

    Some miles south from Cancun there is a peculiar park. Crococun is a refuge for many local wildlife species, providing necessary natural conditions so both vegetables and animals reproduce successfully while they are researched. Even when many mammal

  • Endemic Birds of the Yucatan Peninsula

    The Yucatan Peninsula has several endemic species of animals living in its jungle, swamp and on its large coastline from the Gulf of Mexico to the Caribbean Sea. Amongst all these species, some of the most amazing are birds.

  • Flamingos in Yucatan

    Few years ago, where Cancun lies now, it was possible to see a pink cloud at dawn approaching till descending on Nichupte lagoon. Although it is not possible to see Flamingo flocks there anymore, it is still possible to do so in Celestun, Rio Lagarto

  • Henequen - Yucatan's green gold

    The henequen, known as sisal or “ki” in Mayan, is a species of agave (just like the blue agave that produces tequila) original from the Yucatan peninsula. This particular variety produces very resistant fibers with which ropes, sacks, carpets and, no

  • Iguana

    It is mentioned in the title of a sensual novel by Tennessee Williams, filmed en the 1960's: The night of the Iguana, which many generations link to Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, specifically. Even when they are not sensual, Iguanas are beautiful, inte