The Andean Bear, commonly referred to as the Spectacled Bear, is the only bear native to South America.
The gorgeous brightly colored macaw parrots are native to many Latin American countries from Mexico to the Amazon rainforests of Brazil.
Visit the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico to witness one of nature's most spectacular events; millions of Monarch butterflies overwintering after their annual migration.
Ostional Wildlife Refuge in Costa Rica is one of the best places in the world to witness a mass olive ridley sea turtle nesting event known as an arribada.
Argentina's notorious Mendoza Zoo agrees to release four captive elephants to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, ushering in a brighter future for animal welfare in South America.
A new elephant sanctuary in Brazil has recently taken in its first two residents, and will now attempt to track down up to fifty more old working elephants in South America.
The Amazon River dolphin is a freshwater dolphin that inhabits the waterways of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers in South America.
Three of South America's seven penguin species are listed as vulnerable or endangered - find out why.
There are various ways to help save this cuddly creature such as preventing habitat loss, public education, and providing rehabilitation and veterinary care to injured, orphaned and abandoned sloths.
Aww. Get up close to a cute and cuddly sloth. Sloth's, if you didn't know already, are adorable. Baby sloths even more so. Meet both at Costa Rica's dedicated sloth sanctuary.
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