B. Dendrobatidis in Ecuador Frogs

The Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, also known as Bd is a chytrid fungus, which already affects more than 35% of the world amphibians, without sparing the frogs of Ecuador or any of the geographical areas hosting Anurans, Salamander and Amphibian. Climate change, alteration and reduction of the natural habitat of these areas are apparently the main reasons

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A tool for herpetological tours in Ecuador

Thanks to the geographical location and geological past, the neo-tropics are home to a wide diversity of reptiles and amphibians, amongst the richest in the world. Ecuador is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations for Herpetological travel. We have, as such, excellent news for all lovers of herping tours, and especially for enthusiasts

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1680 bird species in Ecuador

On 02 August 2016, Oscar Campbell, made a very unusual ornithological observation. During a cruise in Galapagos with Ecuador Experience, he noticed an adult male Ruff (Calidris/Philomachus pugnax). This observation constitutes a first register in Galapagos and increases the list of bird species in Ecuador to1680. A possible observation on the peninsula of Santa Helena

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