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.
Even though the Caribbean Sea, also called the Sea of the Antilles, is one of the most extensive in the world—spanning approximately 2,763,800 km2 (1,063,000 mi2), and estimated to be around 160 to 180 million years old—remained hidden from the “Old World,” that is to say, Eurasia, which, despite having never been to Africa and the shores of Asia, knew of the existence of Japan and South Africa.
In the central region of the island of Saint Lucia, in the density of the rainforests of considerable biodiversity, there is a multicolor bird, native of the Caribbean island: the Saint Lucia Amazon.
Thor Heyerdahl (Larvik, Vestfold, October 6th 1914 – 18th April 2002, Liguria, Andorra) Norwegian anthropologist, adventurer and biologist, reckoned that the historical evidence of more than 6,000 cave paintings in Gobustan established the possibility that Azerbaijan was one of the cradles of civilization from which people emigrated to northern Europe several millennia ago.
The Karabaj horse is considered by experts worldwide to be among the seven finest castes, as well as belonging to the one of the oldest. It is bred in the Karabaj mountains since the 16th century.