Nature - Flora & Fauna

Keeping Belize Wild

By Dr. Marisa Tellez IUCN/SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group’s Vice Regional Chair, Latin America Belize is a melting pot of magnificent and unique creatures. From the graceful swimming manatees, to the beautiful aeronautical macaws to the majesti... Read More

What is the nature of the plants and animals on the island?

Wildlife: Jaguars and ocelots are to be found in the forest regions of the mainland. Naturally, conditions in inhabited areas is completely safe. Insect life is what can be expected in a subtropical climate. Lots of lizards on Ambergris Caye! Amberg... Read More

When is the Mosquito Season in Belize?

The mosquito season starts about the start of rainy season, say June 1 or so. When the rainy season is upon us,  along with it comes showers of mosquitoes too! These annoying tiny blood suckers do not discriminate anyone as they bite anyone and ... Read More

Young flamboyant trees losing leaves

I have 2 young flamboyant trees that are constantly losing leaves, as if they were being attacked by wee wee ants. But I see no evidence of these pests in the area. Also many of the remaining leaves are yellow. Any suggestions to help? The trees are ... Read More

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