The natural beauty of Latin America is rife with exotic species that are as much of a part of the inspiration for tourism as the regions in which they reside. But the sad truth is that many are on the path to extinction. I’m sure you’d agree that it’s important we not only see these creatures for their inherent beauty and mystique, but also the important role that they play in some of the most superb geographical locations in the world.
This infographic provides a painful reminder that many of these beautiful creatures may not be around for coming generations.
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Mary Jo Manzanares | Mary Jo Manzanares is a founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine proving informational and inspirational travel recommendations for curious Baby Boomer travelers. She has been a speaker at various industry events and has a personal travel blog at Traveling with MJ. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Mary Jo's top travel destinations are Italy, Portugal, and the Caribbean.