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howler monkeys amazon 9 countries. 1.2 billion acres. 20% of the world’s oxygen. Over 10 million species of animals, plants and insects. The figures are outstanding and quite frankly overwhelming. There is no doubt that the Amazon rainforest is a place like no other and Ecuador’s Amazonia offers it’s very own taste of this captivating abundance of flora and fauna.

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Flora and Fauna in the Amazon Jungle
New Snake Found Galapagos Islands

Ecuadorian Milk Snake

A case of snake invasion

On the 23rd February 2014 a new snake found on the Galapagos Island, Santa Cruz. This snake, which a local accidently ran over and immediately, recognized to be different from the 4 endemic species that exist on the island, is potentially another invasive, foreign specie.
New Snake Found on the Galapagos Islands

galapagos-tortoise-landThe Galapagos Islands make up one of Ecuador’s 24 provinces.  The islands became a province on the 18th of February, 1873Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island is the capital of the province, although the largest town is Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island.

Galapagos Province
Ecuador nature destination

Ecuador Green Destination

  The International World Travel Awards Association on December 3 voted Ecuador the World´s Leading Green Destination. This award is important not only because it gives credit to the entire country of Ecuador for its impeccable natural beauty …  

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Ecuador Voted #1 Green Destination 2013