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  • 07 December 2009
    A young Margay (Leopardus weidii) rescued by World Land Trust partner Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG) proved quite a challenge but there was a heart warming outcome. The...
  • 30 November 2009
    A research team based at WLT project partner's reserve REGUA have discovered the presence of a new species in the area. The Slender Anole (Anolis fuscoauratus), a forest dwelli...
  • 27 November 2009
    Food put out for Condors at the Yanacocha Reserve, which is owned and managed by World Land Trust's Ecuadorian partners Fundación Jocotoco, is also benefitting other species su...
  • 27 August 2009
    Top: Adult White-breasted Parakeet; Middle: Two of its chicks in a nest box; Above: Researcher Mery Juiña with two Golden-plumed Parakeet chicks. Click on the images to see larger...
  • 29 April 2009
    An abundance of wildlife is protected by the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve where the World Land Trust (WLT) has helped purchase and protect more than 1,800 acres. This exceptional...
  • 01 April 2009
    All four of the young Jocotoco Antpittas. Top: Two birds almost in adult plumage. Middle: At a few months old. Above: The recently discovered nestling, just before it left...
  • 06 February 2009
    Screenshot from the video. Watch the the Banded Ground cuckoo video on YouTube.The first video of the Banded Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus radiolosus) has been recorded in Río Canandé...
  • 08 November 2008
    Support through World Land Trust-US (WLT-US) continues to strengthen the protection of critically threatened habitats: In Bolivia, Conservation organization Asociació...
  • 27 October 2008
    See a larger image of the wild cat photo here. The photograph of the wild cat on the right was taken by Aldo Sornoza of Fundación Jocotoco (FJ), who was helping with t...
  • 23 September 2008
    Top: The four new species of frogs discovered in the EcoMinga reserves. Above: The colourful underside of the frog second from the top. Photos by Juan Pablo Reyes...
  • 17 July 2008
    The White-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura albipectus) Also known as the White-necked Parakeet, this species is only known to occur in three areas in south-east (Amazonia) Ecuador...
  • 24 April 2008
    Ocelot, Puma, Gray Fox and Javelinas. (Click on the images to see larger versions.) Camera traps put up by Roberto Pedraza, along with Ben and Alina Lenth. Robert...
  • 29 February 2008
    A jaguar "posing" on the side of Río Negro, close to the Three Giants Lodge. © Veronique Gerard. See a larger version here. This jaguar was capture...
  • 15 February 2008
    Magellanic Penguin © Lee Dingain. Following a mystery oil spill in the South Atlantic Ocean on Boxing Day 2007, Fundación Patagonia Natural, WLT's project par...
  • 15 December 2007
    Bats taking advantage of nectar feeders put up in Ecuador to attract hummingbirds. (Photos © Gustavo Morejón.) Click on the images to see larger versions...
  • 14 December 2007
    Cochranella buenaventura sp. nov. - a new species of glassfrog in Ecuador. (Photo by Mario Yánez of MECN.) A new species of glassfrog has been discovered in Buenaventu...
  • 14 December 2007
    We recently received this letter from Christine Steiner, who is working on a Red-billed Curassow project at REGUA, Brazil: "Yesterday we saw two males and we heard both emi...
  • 27 November 2007
    This jaguar, believed to be a male, was snapped by the camera trap no less than seven times! (Click on the images to see larger versions.) The photo were taken by camera t...
  • 02 November 2007
    Male Red-billed Curassow. Photo © Christine Steiner. A previous report from REGUA, told of REGUA's re-introduction project of Red-billed Curassows (Crax blumenbach...
  • 17 September 2007
    Golden-plumed parakeets in a palm tree. Click on the image to see a larger version. The Golden-plumed Parakeet (Leptosittaca branickii is classified as Vulnerable in the IUCN...
  • 14 September 2007
    (Top) Mountain Agousti being fed in Tapichalaca. (Bottom) One of the animals visiting the reserve. See a larger image of the Agouti (use your back button to return here.)...
  • 04 September 2007
    Muriqui photographed on REGUA's Red Trail in April 2007. Photograph by Neil Burchett. Sightings of the critically endangered Woolly Spider Monkey, Brachyteles arachnoids,...
  • 03 August 2007
    Stripe-necked Mongoose. This Stripe-necked Mongoose was photographed recently in the new Tirunelli-Kudrakotte elephant corridor being purchased with funds from WLT in Kerala...
  • 26 July 2007
    Two curious otters. (Click on the photo to see a larger image.) Alberto Yanosky, of GUYRA Paraguay, World Land Trust partner organisation in Paraguay, sent this fantastic pho...
  • 30 April 2007
    Antpitta being fitted with transmitter. The Jocotoco Antpitta is the emblem of Fundación Jocotoco (FJ), WLT's partner organisation in Ecuador. This species of antp...
  • 26 April 2007
    Having previously photographed a jaguar, Roberto Pedraza of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda sent these photos, also captured by remote controlled cameras to WLT: "Today...
  • 19 March 2007
    WLT's partner, the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), have recently released six elephant calves in Manas National Park - this is the first time that elephants have been rehabilita...
  • 19 March 2007
    El Oro Parakeets on top of one of the nest boxes (top) and eggs laid by one of the parakeet pairs. Click on the images to see larger versions. The El Oro Parakeet was only d...
  • 19 March 2007
    Evidence of the elephant presence: Footprints (top) and damage to trees. Click on the images to see larger versions. World Land Trust (WLT) is working with Wildlife Trust of...
  • 16 March 2007
    Jaguar photographed in Sierra Gorda. See a larger image of the jaguar here. The jaguar photo was taken using a camera trap, put up by Roberto Pedraza, along with Ben and Alina L...
  • 12 October 2006
    News has just come in of a Tamandua (Collared Anteater) found in Buenaventura reserve, Ecuador. Unfortunately the animal was dead, after having been in collision with a car, but th...
  • 06 September 2006
    Hands up everyone who knows what a Thylacine is? Those who said a Tasmanian Wolf or Tasmanian Tiger are right, although it is neither a wolf nor a tiger. This dog-headed, pouched m...
  • 08 September 2005
    NEWS FLASH: The Jocotoco Antpitta has just been found in the Christopher Parsons Rainforest. WLT's partner organisation in Ecuador, The Jocotoco Foundation, owns and manages th...
  • 15 January 2004
    Less than three years ago, the Sea Lion colony at the WLT reserve in Patagonia looked like this. Today, the colony stands at over a hundred individuals. Sea Lion numbers in P...
  • 05 November 2003
    Discovering that Jaguar numbers are increasing on the Programme for Belize lands was the highlight of a speech given by Edilberto Romero, Executive Director of Programme for Belize...
  • 06 May 2003
    One of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the Harpy Eagle is considered to be near extinction in Central America. In an attempt to save them the Peregrine Fund has been c...
  • 06 May 2003
    Harpy Eagle. See a larger image here. (Use your back button to return to this page.) One of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the Harpy Eagle is considered to be n...
  • 05 March 2003
    A tin Easter egg, filled with chocolates and decorated with an Easter Bunny Did you know that Easter Bunnies, like Bugs Bunny are actually Hares? For centuries hares have bee...
  • 16 February 2003
    Photograph © Dr Nigel Simpson – the image has been enhanced to show more detail Maned Wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus sighted The World Land Trust has posted an unusua...
  • 13 February 2003
    Using Flagship Species to Promote Conservation John Burton, CEO of the World Land Trust, discusses the use of popular, ‘cuddly’ animals to raise funds for conservation...
  • 17 December 2002
    Spare a thought for Turkeys this Christmas 19th Century print of an Ocellated Turkey As Christmas approaches, it’s time to give a thought for Turkeys. Not many people...
  • 10 December 2002
    John Burton of the World Land Trust has been researching the history of Red Lists and Red Data Books (lists of endangered species), and has collected one of the most extensive coll...
  • 09 December 2002
    BBC's Latest David Attenborough Series Features Patagonian Wildlife Burrowing Owls, as pictured in Birds of LaPlata by WH Hudson. See a larger image. (Use your back button...
  • 09 October 2002
    Burrowing Parrot (Cyanoliseus patagonus), Taken from A Guide to the Birds and Mammals of Coastal Patagonia © Graham Harris, Princeton University Press. See larger image. (U...
  • 09 October 2002
    The Burrowing Parrot of South America, is a widespread and often very abundant species. So abundant that it is often considered a pest, and shot. But could it be endangered? The C...
  • 03 October 2002
    First sighting of Puma on the Estancia la Esperanza (Ranch of Hopes) in Patagonia The Estancia la Esperanza was acquired by conservationists over two years ago, and although footp...
  • 03 October 2002
    First sighting of Puma on the Ranch of Hopes (Estancia la Esperanza) in Patagonia Geoffroy's cat (a kitten), photographed by José Maria Musmeci. See larger imag...
  • 13 October 2000
    The World Land Trust is urgently raising funds to create a 20,000 acre reserve in the coastal steppe of Patagonia. The reserve is being established to protect a wide range of the r...

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