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Instinto de conservación
Adv-Intermediate
15 Videos

Instinto de Conservacion [“Instinct for Conservation”] offers us a rare glimpse into the efforts to preserve natural ecosystems in Colombian national treasures such as the Tayrona Natural National Park and Gorgona Island’s Gorgona Natural National Park. The parks’ skillful guides educate us regarding diverse exotic- and often endangered- species, while highlighting some unique geographical, historical and touristic aspects of these spectacular sites.

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Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Welcome to Colombia's Gorgona Island, where more than fifteen species of snakes reside. Luckily, only four of them are poisonous.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Our tour guide, Belisario, tells us about some conservation efforts in an area of Gorgona Natural National Park which used to be a prison.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

The manner in which waste disposal is handled is of essential importance to the ecosystems of the island of Gorgona.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Our tour guide takes us on a search for blue anoles, a highly endangered species of lizard found only on Gorgona Island.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

While some people on Gorgona Island search for the tiny blue anole lizard, others are determined to spot enormous humpback whales.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Yimi, a tour guide in training in the Colombian Pacific, gives us an up-close and personal look at the area's humpback whales, also known as the yubarta.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Join our guides as they monitor sea turtles in the waters of Gorgona Natural National Park and explore some of the environmental factors which are currently a threat to them.

Instinto de conservación - Gorgona - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Colombia

Conservationists in Gorgona Natural National Park monitor endangered sea turtles, capturing them at night and marking them before releasing them back into the wild.

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