We conserve the world’s most imperiled populations of sea turtles through research, habitat protection, education and advocacy.
Las Baulas National Park protects a diversity of habitats, including tropical dry forest and mangroves. The park is home to 153 species of birds, including the endangered roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) and yellow fronted parrot (Amazona ochrocephala), as well as 32 species of amphibians and 12 reptiles, such as the black spiny-tailed iguana (Ctenosaura similis) and American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). There are also 34 species of mammals, including 10 species of bats. Northern tamandua (Tamandua mexicana), mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliate), nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) are common, in the more densely forested regions.