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Wonder in the detail: Nurse shark skin

Anyone ever looked up close at a nurse shark? Like, really close. What you find is fascinating and beautiful. And most photos I’ve seen of nurse sharks do not highlight this. 226 more words


Shopping in Punta Gorda.

We often get used to our surroundings so that we do not even consider that normal, everyday things can be viewed as a unique experience or an opportunity for creativity. 346 more words


LOOTB #5328: Josue

This is Josue. He is 11 years old, his favorite subject in school is Science and when he grows up he wants to be a Professional Soccer Player! 87 more words



In 2004 my family and I moved to Belize, Central America. I’m sitting here trying to recall what was going through my six year old mind when I was told we were moving to the jungle. 685 more words

Barton Creek Outpost

Jungle life is not always easy for Wood Thrushes

Whenever I tell people that I did my PhD research in the tropical forests of Belize, they tend to roll their eyes and comment sarcastically on how  1,245 more words


Keel-billed Toucan

The national bird of Belize, the Keel-billed Toucan is a gregarious bird traveling in small flocks in the rainforest canopies of Central America.  Although we spotted them a few times every day in the Belizean rainforest, they are also found in parts of southern Mexico and northern South America. 211 more words


Pumped to mix. it. UP.

Whoa this flag.

Have you ever seen a national flag that is, literally, all about multiracial cooperation? I wish I hadn’t spent all my money on gear and medical for PC because I would buy like five of them. 513 more words

Peace Corps