Trachemys scripta elegans has been introduced in many places in the tropics. It is native to the central United States, and has spread about the world via the pet trade […]
Pacaya Palm, Chamaedorea tepejilote, is a common native species in Central America. It was heavily used by the Maya, so it is especially associated with past and current human sites. […]
This is the “slider” of Central America, and uses the habitat just as all sliders do. Diagnostic feature is the pattern on the plastron, and no red on the side […]
These lizards are fast, small, agile and love understory habitats.
Somewhat common in Trinidad, these attractive tan snakes are arboreal, reach 2.5 m in length, and are often most active nocturnally. Their eyes shine red in lightshine.