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Animal rescue bounces back

At one time, Mexico had an excellent nationwide network of centers – founded in 1988 under the umbrella of the Centro para la Conservación e Investigación de la Vida Silvestre (CIVS) – dedicated to rehabilitating and returning to the wild all sorts of exotic animals which, for one reason or another, found themselves in deep trouble.

Eight great, uncrowded western Mexican escapes

When orders to “stay at home as much as possible” reached Pinar de la Venta, I noticed an immediate result, which could be considered peculiar. Suddenly, there were many more people walking up and down our rustic, cobblestone streets than I had ever seen before.

A new paint job for the Atlanteans of Colimilla

Six years ago I visited Guadalajara’s Colimilla Canyon, located at the northeast end of the city, tracking down rumors of two huge “monos” or statues lurking among the abandoned works of the old hydrolectric plant built in the area back in 1945.