Baby boa’s booming!

Baby boa’s booming!

On the 2nd December, in the opening days of the first Project Chicchan winter expedition, a boa constrictor was found at the bottom of the stairs leading to the volunteer dorms. It was about the same size as the previous two we had found in November, and one of the...

Announcing First Expedition to Guatemala!

This is an exclusive chance to join Project Chicchan in May 2013 on a pioneering study of the herpetofauna of the remote Laguna Del Tigre National Park, in the El Petén region of northern Guatemala. The region is highly biodiverse and home to nearly 200 species of...
Exploring Tikal. Sun, Stars and Snakes.

Exploring Tikal. Sun, Stars and Snakes.

I have been exploring the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal for several days now, finding many hidden paths and nooks and crannies that I suspect see very little in the way of tourists (even though they are only just a few metres away from the main trails and temples)....