Lyrebird.. Just Amazing .

The lyrebird is considered one of Australia’s best-known birds — you might recognise them from our 10 cent coin — but do we really know them? Famed for their spectacular courtship display, you may have seen footage of lyrebirds mimicking human noises such as chainsaws and camera clicks.  

Tapir. Tapiridae

Tapirs look something like pigs with trunks, but they are actually related to horses and rhinoceroses. This eclectic lineage is an ancient one—and so is the tapir itself. Scientists believe that these animals have changed little over tens of millions of years. Tapirs have a short prehensile (gripping) trunk, which is really an extended nose…

Rainmaker Conservation Project Tour

Walking tour of a privately-owned 3,000-acre primary rainforest reserve through a series of suspension bridges connected by hand railed platforms providing bird’s eye view, which allows a minimal environmental impact and a perfect chance to take pictures of the many birds, amphibians and reptile species in the place. A very suitable adventure for the whole…

It’s frog orgy season

The rainy season is upon us. For many of us that means hiding indoors for the next few months, but for Costa Rica’s frog and toad populations this means it’s time to party. Most species of amphibians use an explosive breeding strategy, which is a polite way of saying that they engage in massive orgies over short spans of time. In Costa…

Thousands protest Nicaraguan canal

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in the central Nicaraguan city of Juigalpa to protest the construction of a $50 billion canal that will run through their land. The protesters waved Nicaraguan flags and shouted “No to the canal!” They accused President Daniel Ortega of “selling the country” to China by allowing the…