Echo Parakeet

Echo Parakeet

Echo Parakeet (Psittacula eques) The echo parakeet is one of just nine surviving bird species that are found only on Mauritius. The echo is similar to the common Indian ring-necked parakeet found in North American pet stores but larger and a darker shade of green....
Ridgway’s Hawk

Ridgway’s Hawk

Buteo ridgwayi The Dominican Republic is home to 30 species of birds found nowhere else in the world. Unfortunately, 19 of these are in danger of becoming extinct.  As forest is cut down to produce charcoal or create more farmland, there is less and less habitat for...
Muriqui (Woolly Spider Monkey)

Muriqui (Woolly Spider Monkey)

Brachyteles arachnoides In 1998, Wildlife Preservation Canada partnered with Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas (IPE) project leader for Muriqui recovery.  The initial two-year project consisted of basic field research including a census and the study of population...