The swan is considered one of the most beautiful birds in the world. Since 1984, it is the national animal of Denmark. However, we must recall that at the beginning of the 20th century it was on the verge of extinction in this territory; there were only between three and four couples.
Every human being leaves a mark on the environment that has been denominated as “ecological footprint.” There are only a few exemplary countries on the planet which are truly committed to alleviate this mass influence on climate change and other environmental consequences—addressing this situation becomes increasingly urgent.
The elephant has sacred and magical connotations in different religions and mythologies. Hindus identify it with Ganesha—the beginning, the end and the wisdom. In Cambodia, and other Asian countries, some believe that it brings rainfall and good harvests; additionally, it is the god of storms.
From July to November, in the Uruguayan coasts, the miracle of southern right whale sightings takes place each year. They arrive looking for the protection of the warm, tranquil waters of the south to reproduce, nurse and take care of their calves.
Considered one of the most beautiful lizards in the world, the Fiji Banded Iguana (Brachylophus fasciatus / Brachylophus bulabula) is endemic of this nation and can also be found in other regions of the South Pacific, like Tonga and Vanuatu.
The Fijian archipelago is located in the insular continent of Oceania, to the south of the Pacific Ocean, distinguished for being the largest and deepest in the world.
The Nacional Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Park—named as such in honor of the third dragon king of Bhutan—encompasses the most extensive territory in the kingdom, with a total area of 4,349 km2.
Bhutan is considered a crucial ecosystem for the survival of the Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) because of its commitment to preserve its natural landscape.
Visitors may choose between the multiple hidden reserves under the sea, around the Rock, among reefs, natural caves, summits, and other geological formations at the bottom, such as ancient relics, more than 30 shipwrecks, along with the plentiful flora and fauna that have colonized the sunken ships from different periods of history
Legend says that as long as the Barbary macaques (macaca sylvanus) remain at the Rock of Gibraltar, it will belong to the British. This is why their presence in Gibraltar unravels countless stories and theories about their possible origin.