Our next destination is known. It will be Uganda! We have not yet had the chance to visit Central Africa, and we can’t wait for this first visit. This country is rich in emblematic fauna: Lions, Elephants, Gorillas, Chimpanzees … Herpetological fauna is also exceptional and has many remarkable species: the Gaboon Viper, the Jackson’s Chameleon (the famous Trioceros), and of course the arboreal vipers of the genus …Atheris, the emblem of our association!
Costa Rica is a hot spot of biodiversity, rich of a wide variety of species, especially for Amphibians and Reptiles. A visit of the country in January 2012, over a period of three weeks, gave us a superb overview.
This naturalistic trip began with the visit of the northeastern part of the country, relatively dry and showing a specific herpetofauna. It continued on the east coast, heading south, until reaching the famous Corcovado. (more…)