Article Archive for May 2011
Animals of Peru – Reptiles
The habitat of Peru’s reptiles is concentrated on the eastern side of the country, in the Amazon rainforest. Here the warm and humid weather makes for a comfortable environment where to reproduce. Since all reptiles are ectothermic, which means that they cannot regulate their own body temperature, they require a tropical and warm environment.
El Niño effect and biodiversity on the shores of Peru – The Anchovy case
Thanks to the Humboldt Current also known as the Peruvian Current the waters adjacent to the is one the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. This 200 nautical …