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RÍO DULCE « iZABAL Come & Relax in your Tropical Resort • Comfortable rustic wooden bungalows with AC, some built over the water • Bar & Restaurant • Swimming pool • Tennis court

Located on a beautiful island on the Río Dulce

Catamaran Island

All males exhibit glittering green, blue or violet upper plumage while the breast is a contrasting red, yellow or orange. Females have a more muted coloration dominated by tones of brown, gray or slate. Since first being described in literature in 1830, the quetzal has been assigned at least 10 different names including: Trogon pavoninus, Trogon resplendens, Calurus resplendens, Caluras paradiseus and Pharomacrus paradiseus. Today scientists identify the quetzal with the name Pharomacrus Mocinno. In Latin, Pharo means “light” and Macrus means “big:” bird of big light. Mocinno is the family name of the European naturalist who first obtained study skins of the quetzal. Mocinno was successful in shooting numerous examples and sending them back to Old World academies, which in turn honored him by immortalizing his name. ...continued on page 116

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HACIENDA TIJAX Ecolodge & Marina

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Tels: 7930-5505/07 info@tijax.com Waterfront Cabañas • Full Service Marina • Restaurant & Bar • Swimming Pool • Eco-Farm • Reforestation Project • Jungle Sky Trail • Bird Watching • Horseback Riding • Tours & Day Sail and More...

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BRUNO’S has EVERYTHING for Boaters and Travellers:

Marina • Restaurant • Sports Bar • Hotel Swimming Pool • River Tours • Rental Cars Charter Cruises • U.S. Sat. TV • 24-hour Security Easy town access • Internet Café/Communications Chandlery • Wood & Welding Shop • Sail Loft Hot Showers • Trash Service • Ice (block & cube) Contact us at Tel: (++502) 7930-5174 TelFax: 7930-5175 E-Mail: rio@guate.net.gt • Great homemade food • Charming Hotel • Swimming in River • Kayaking to Castillo

Tel: 5306-6432 www.tortugal.com Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies. —Garrett Hardin

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We feel privileged and excited to be bringing you this special edition. For the past 30 years Thor Janson has dedicated his abilities, talen...

Revue 2010-11  

We feel privileged and excited to be bringing you this special edition. For the past 30 years Thor Janson has dedicated his abilities, talen...