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Provide professors, researchers, and students around the world with high-resolution photographs and information on rare plants and animals of southern Mexico and adjacent countries of Mesoamerica (Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador)
Flora and fauna research
FLAAR Mesoamerica is a non-profit organization that does research and educational projects on plants and animals of Guatemala and nearby countries
Educational material that promotes knowledge, approach and conservation of the native natural resources of Guatemala and the Mayan-influenced areas of Mesoamerica.
If you like bird watching you can’t miss visiting the Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park. Upon reaching the main area, Yaxha, you can get a beautiful view of Yaxha Lagoon and Sacnab…
During the last week of March’, FLAAR Mesoamerica team continued research in the National Park Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo in Petén. This time we decided to make an expedition for the first time…
To provide professors, researchers, and students around the world with high-quality information on rare plants and animals of southern Mexico and adjacent countries of Mesoamerica.
To assist professors, researchers and students in Guatemala with unparalleled quality digital photographs of flora and fauna of Guatemala and to increase our over thousands photographs digital library.
To coordinate with teachers in rural and remote areas of Guatemala and provide them educational material in the local Mayan, Spanish, and English languages.
Yaxha intrigued me due to it having the largest full-figure sculpture of a Teotihuacan inspired royal divine portrait of Tlaloc: fully armed with shield, Teotihuacan military atlatl and pertinent spears.
Tikal is renowned for its Tlaloc shield and Teotihuacan warriors on the sides of Stela 31 and Uaxactun has a stela with royal Teotihuacan affiliated warrior leader also; but the one at Yaxha does not add local individuals nor is the figure in a Mayan pose whatsoever: here is a single frontal divine, military. mercantile message.