The Belize Zoo is reserved for indigenous animals like jaguars, toucans, tapirs. It's a place the Belizeans can learn about their country's wildlife and how important it is to protect it. But the project is threatened by the coronavirus pandemic.
In Belize, zoos and rescue centers are struggling to feed their animals with the Central American country in coronavirus lockdown. Zookeepers and conservationists explain how they're managing to care for their charges.
Crocodiles may have a fearsome reputation, but are worth protecting: They are threatened by pollution, illegal hunting and habitat loss. One organization is trying to provide a safe haven for injured animals.
The pet trade, and hunger for meat are driving the elongated tortoise to extinction. Cambodian conservationists hope to revive the species in the wild by pairing them with a highly-guarded tree.
If you know where to look at Peru's infamous rainforest market, you'll find all sorts of endangered animals for sale as bushmeat or as pets. But some are trying to stop the trade before it's too late.
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