Archive for May, 2014

Saving the critically endangered hicatee: One turtle at a time


Lamanai Field Research Center, University of Florida, and Zoo Miami, took a bite out of extinction by teaming up to help save the critically endangered hicatee turtle (Dermatemys mawii) in Belize. These three founding partners were assisted by the Jacksonville Zoo and now undertake the Lamanai Hicatee Conservation Initiative (LHCI) that targets long-term hicatee monitoring, and community educational … Read more