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Crocodiles
The El Salado estuary in Puerto Vallarta received an uninterrupted flow of sewage for three days due to a broken collector of 1.2 meters in diameter, not by accident, but a technical decision, revealed the secretary of Integrated Water Management, Jorge Gastón González, although this constitutes a crime as stipulated in the Criminal Code of...
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With sustainability being more important for travellers than ever and 2019 set to be the biggest year for ecotourism, you may be amongst those searching for the perfect eco-holiday! Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have long been two beautiful destinations offering sustainable activities that explore...
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Although in Puerto Vallarta and neighboring municipalities there are around 400 wild crocodiles distributed in different bodies of water, there is no preventive management plan for this type of reptile. For this reason, the coordinator of the University Center of the Coast Sur (CUCSur), Pablo Hernández Hurtado, urged the authorities to implement a plan in...
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This Thursday, animal protection authorities and firefighters caught a crocodile two and a half meters long, which was loitering on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta. Logic has prevailed, and authorities assure us there is not a crocodile problem in Puerto Vallarta, but rather an over-development problem creeping into the natural habitat of these animals, forcing...
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This afternoon a crocodile was captured on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, at the height of the Fiesta Americana Hotel. People who were in the area alerted the Fire Department who came to the rescue and together with Ecology personnel managed to capture the crocodile The reptile was taken aboard a unit for analysis and...
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The Federal Office of Environmental Protection (Profepa), reported that it has launched an investigation into the lynching of a river crocodile in Puerto Vallarta. The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) established direct communication with the Public Ministry of the Federation in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, in order to assist in the investigation of the criminal...
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In the style of narcos, the body of a crocodile was found hanging from a tree in Puerto Vallarta with a message stuck in its muzzle. Puerto Vallarta municipal authorities were alerted to the fact by neighbours of the Villas Universidad neighbourhood in Puerto Vallarta. The informants told the municipal police that in a tree,...
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A crocodile attacked a tourist on a beach at a luxury hotel in Puerto Vallarta, local media reported. The woman is approximately 30 years old and was attacked by the crocodile around 23:40 when the young woman was walking along the beach. Municipal authorities arrived at the scene but the tourist had already been seen...
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The deputy director of Municipal Ecology, Albino Garay de la O, reported that in the past few days, Puerto Vallarta participated in operations to capture two large adult crocodiles, one attempt failed and the other was successfully captured and relocated to the Ameca River. Last Friday at 9 a.m. they began monitoring the area for...
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El Salado
El Salado is a natural oasis in the middle of Puerto Vallarta, a protected natural area where visitors coexist with crocodiles and more than 800 species of animals that roam the river and the mangroves. The sanctuary is located in the hotel zone of Puerto Vallarta, under threat of accelerated growth of tourist developments and...
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This weekend, Guadalajara inaugurated Mexcio’s largest aquarium, Acuario Michin. The aquarium is divided into 5 sections named after pre-Hispanic Mexican cultures: Wixárica, Mayan, Mixtec, Konkaak and Olmeca. “Today we are giving the city the largest aquarium, the best technology and I would say, the best in Mexico and Latin America … There is no other...
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By Carmen Poon For me, going to the beach is a way to escape from my daily grind. After seeing some of my Facebook posts, many of my friends in Canada have joked that all I seem to do is go to the beach, but this isn’t true. I’m still in the midst of my...
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A six-year-old dog named Romina, who was injured in a lawnmower accident, is fitted with an articulated prosthetic leg made with 3D printing technology. Specialists at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Veterinary Hospital (UVM) worked for six months designing the country’s first articulated leg with joints that mimic the natural movement of the Whippet’s...
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A group of kids in Cancún, one of Mexico’s hottest resort towns, has stopped the razing of dozens of hectares of mangrove forest for a massive development—for now. On Nov. 4, a judge granted the children’s request to permanently suspend the 69-hectare mixed-use project, but ruled that the children should pay a bond of 21...
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