Read more about the article Outrage Over Cat Spotted In Intensive Care Unit Of Ecuadorian Hospital
Cat stands on top of a glass partition in the intensive care unit in the hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, in undated footage. The viral video has caused outrage in Ecuador. (CEN)

Outrage Over Cat Spotted In Intensive Care Unit Of Ecuadorian Hospital

These images showing a cat in the intensive care unit of an Ecuadorian hospital have caused outrage. The images were reportedly filmed in the Teodoro Maldonado Carbo public hospital, in the coastal city of Guayaquil, in western-central Ecuador. They have been confirmed as genuine by the hospital, according to local…

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Read more about the article Critically-Endangered Birds Laying Eggs On Galapagos
A mangrove finch (Camarhynchus heliobates) in an undated photo. The bird is a part of the efforts for conservation of the mangrove finch in Puerto Ayora, Ecuador. ( Charles Darwin Foundation /Newsflash)

Critically-Endangered Birds Laying Eggs On Galapagos

These critically-endangered birds are making a comeback in the Galapagos Islands. Experts from the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and the Galapagos National Park Directorate who formed part of The Mangrove Finch Project camped out in a remote region of Isabela Island for nine weeks to carry out annual conservation efforts.…

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Read more about the article Flamingoes Return To Galapagos Island After 20-Year Gap
Flamingos have been seen making the nests in Isla Rabida, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, July 2022. (Marvi Cordoba-PNG/Newsflash)

Flamingoes Return To Galapagos Island After 20-Year Gap

Flamingoes have returned to a Galapagos island 20 years after an invasion of rats forced them out. The return is the fruit of 12 years of painstaking efforts to eradicate rats and other invasive species from the Pacific archipelago. Experts have now recorded two nests of flamingoes on the shore…

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Read more about the article Long River Of Molten Lava Flows Towards Coast On Galapagos Island
The lava from the volcano of the Galapagos Islands approaching the sea. (DPNG/Newsflash)

Long River Of Molten Lava Flows Towards Coast On Galapagos Island

This is the moment Ecuador’s environment minister flies over the Wolf Volcano eruption in the Galapagos Islands to witness the river of lava weaving its way towards the coast. The eruption first took place at Wolf Volcano, also known as Mount Whiton, the highest peak in the Galapagos Islands, just…

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Read more about the article Lava Flows Across Isabela Island In Galapagos After Seven Year Calm
Moment of the eruption of the volcano in Galapagos Island. (DPNG, Wilson Cabrera/Newsflash)

Lava Flows Across Isabela Island In Galapagos After Seven Year Calm

This is the moment lava flows across Isabela Island in the Galapagos after seven years of relative calm. The eruption took place at Wolf Volcano, also known as Mount Whiton, the highest peak in the Galapagos Islands, just before midnight on 6th January. https://youtu.be/BgiiUMG4Vy8 DPNG, Wilson Cabrera/Newsflash The event was…

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Read more about the article Outrage After MasterChef Contestants Cook Endangered Sharks And Rodents
The participants of MasterChef Ecuador used bushmeat for one of the challenges. (Newsflash)

Outrage After MasterChef Contestants Cook Endangered Sharks And Rodents

The TV show MasterChef Ecuador has sparked outrage for featuring the cooking of wild animals, including the world’s largest rodent and an endangered shark. The controversial episode prompted the Ministry of Environment, Water and Ecological Transition to point out that the hunting and consumption of these species is illegal and…

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Read more about the article Ecuador President Announces Expansion Of Galapagos Reserve By 23,000 Square Miles At COP26
A Humpback Whale jumping from the waters in the Galapagos Islands. (Jo Anne Rosen/Newsflash )

Ecuador President Announces Expansion Of Galapagos Reserve By 23,000 Square Miles At COP26

Ecuador's president has announced the expansion of the marine protection area around the Galapagos Islands by 23,000 square miles. President Guillermo Lasso has also announced the establishment of a protected marine corridor from the Islands to Costa Rica, which had previously been used by shark finning fleets. Ecuador's president made…

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Read more about the article Condor Survives A Shot And Flies Back To His Partner
Iguiñaro and his partner

Condor Survives A Shot And Flies Back To His Partner

This is the moment a male condor flies free for the first time after recovering from his wounds and heads straight towards the love nest he shares with his partner. Iguinaro is an Andean Condor who was found on the point of death in the city of El Quinche, in…

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Read more about the article Scientists Find Remains Of 22 Elephant-Sized Sloths
Students making plaster wrappings to protect the giant sloth bones

Scientists Find Remains Of 22 Elephant-Sized Sloths

Archaeologists have found these fossilised remains of 22 elephant-sized sloths from the Ice Age preserved in asphalt. The archaeological find took place at the Tanque Loma site in the Santa Elena peninsula in western Ecuador where fossils of the Panamerican ground sloth (Eremotherium laurillardi) were found. Experts at the excavation…

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Read more about the article Poor COVID-19 Vics To Be Buried In Cardboard Coffins
The cardbox coffins in Guayaquil

Poor COVID-19 Vics To Be Buried In Cardboard Coffins

The Ecuadorian authorities are set to receive 2,000 cardboard coffins for COVID-19 victims after relatives complained about burial costs. The city council of Guayaquil in the western Ecuadorian province of Guayas announced on social media that they have received the first batch of 200 cardboard coffins out of a total…

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