Happily, the first date between Romeo, once the last-known Sehuencas water frog, and Juliet, who was discovered deep inside a Bolivian cloud forest
in January, went so well the two have been living together in the male's aquarium since.
AFTERNOON After a picnic on the slopes of Costa Rica's Arenal volcano, I'd go to the cloud forest
to see monkeys, birds of paradise and sloths.
One of the last Sehuencas water frogs, named Romeo lucked out when scientists in Bolivia found a mature female in a cloud forest
HIGH up in the Bolivian cloud forest
, a woman tends to her bees, smoker in hand, working from hive to hive under a canopy of leaves to delicately gather panels of honeycomb.
SPIDERS (ARACHNIDA: ARANEAE) OF THE TROPICAL MOUNTAIN CLOUD FOREST
FROM EL TRIUNFO BIOSPHERE RESERVE, MEXICO
There is certainly nowhere else on earth you can stroll through a simulated cloud forest
, in the world's largest greenhouse, and be back at the roulette table, or sleeping in a five-star hotel, within minutes.
But as the guns fall silent and Colombia transitions out of five decades of armed conflict, this mountainous cloud forest
is receiving another kind of visitor.
These experiences include a five-story Asian Cloud Forest
Habitat and Endangered Species Conservation Center, interactive science stations, new indoor and outdoor animal exhibits, and high-tech laboratories and classrooms.
The fact that this species was alive and well in Tapichalaca's cloud forest
in southwest Ecuador galvanised them into action.
2) Go even higher and see the cloud forest
. At a greater altitude lies Monteverde, the forested town founded by Quakers.
Fall in love with the vibrant colors at the Flower Dome and feast your eyes on magnificent mountain views at the Cloud Forest