Ecuador: Pinocchio Lizard


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Pinocchio Lizard from Ecuador.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/extinct-pinocchio-lizard-spotted-again-ecuadors-cloud-forests.html

Photo Gallery: Ecuador – Yasuni National Park


The link below is to a photo gallery of the Yasuni National Park in Ecuador.

For more visit:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/yasuni-national-park/yasuni-photography

Article: Sea Shepherd Boss Flees Germany


Random Thoughts

Paul Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd has skipped bail in Germany and fled, fearing extradition to Japan. He was being held for offences allegedly committed in Costa Rica. I wonder if there was an Ecuadorian Embassy nearby? Just a thought. 

For more on the story, visit the link below:
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/whale-watch/sea-shepherd-founder-fears-extradition-to-japan-flees-germany-20120726-22ubu.html

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Article: Extinction – Pinta Giant Tortoise


The link below is to an article that reports on the extinction of the Pinta Giant Tortoise, with the last representative of the species dying in the Galapagos National Park.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18574279

Article & Video: Tube-Lipped Nectar Bat


The link below is to an article with an embedded video showing the rare Tube-Lipped Nectar Bat, which was first discovered in Ecuador in 2005.

For more visit:
Super-tongue Bat Caught on Camera (With Video)

Ecuador: Critically Endangered Glass Frog Population Found in Cloud Forests


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new population of the critically endangered Glass Frog in the cloud forests of Ecuador. However, the population is in a dangerous location.

For more visit:
http://portals.iucn.org/blog/2012/05/15/the-good-news-rediscovery-of-rare-frog-species-in-ecuador-the-bad-news-its-close-to-an-oil-pipeline-5/