Entries in #wildlife (27)

Wednesday
Feb072018

Shark and Ray  Alley

This was one of my first experiences in the water with both Nurse Sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) and (Dasyatidae) Rays. It was extraordinary to watch each species entwining between the next as though they were the same.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Crocodiles of the North  Island

Although there are freshwater species of Crocodile residing in Belize, The American or Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the most common species of Crocodile that can be found in its surrounding Cayes and Mangrove communities.

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Tuesday
Jan232018

The Island of  Dogs

You’re never further than ten feet from a dog on Caye Caulker, which makes it hard for tourists to get down Middle Street.

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Wednesday
Sep272017

5 Tips For Taking Underwater  Photos

After spending 6 months here in Belize, I had the opportunity to take a lot of pictures underwater. A lot of volunteers have been asking me for some tips on how to take better pictures, so here are my advices:

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Tuesday
Aug222017

My Top 5 Marine Creatures Of  Belize

I have been in Belize for 3 weeks now and have loved every moment of it – from the exciting nights out with everyone on the South island to the more chilled nights at camp playing cards on the North island. However the amazing marine life that I’ve been lucky enough to encounter is what I know will stick with me forever.

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Tuesday
Jun062017

Grass Is Always Bluer On The Other  Tide

I love grass. People give me the weirdest look when I tell them I study seagrass, they love the fact that I study the manatees, but very very rarely will anyone say ‘oh very cool, seagrass must be interesting!’

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Wednesday
May312017

Meeting The Gentle  Giants

I have been in Caye Caulker for 3 months now and I had the opportunity to encounter numerous amazing creatures already. From the quiet nurse sharks, the curious stingrays, the shy turtles or even playful dolphins, every animal has its own behaviour and reacts differently to human presence.

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Monday
May082017

Saving The World... One Manatee At A  Time

Belize is a small beautiful country nuzzled right between Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. The worlds second largest reef runs along the country.

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Tuesday
Jan312017

Time Flies When You're Counting Manatees

When I first arrived I was told by nearly everyone I came across that here on the island life is all about learning to “go slow”, a lifestyle that is highly contagious! Despite this, I feel like I arrived, blinked and suddenly 1 month has past.

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Wednesday
Oct192016

With a Little Help From Our Friends.

On the Frontier Belize project we do not work alone, although we have many friends and local partners who help with our conservation work the two main organisations working alongside us are the Belize Department of Fisheries and the Forest and Marine Reserves Association of Caye Caulker (FAMRACC).

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