The world of small lizards, the Saurios, is huge, with around 6,000 species that have populated each and every nook and cranny of the planet for the last 220 million years. The suborder Squamata, in which Saurios are found, is… Read More Coral snakes, serpents ringed with bands of red, black, white and yellow, belong to the Elapidae family. This family, with only 23 species in Ecuador, has the snakes with the most potent venom of all: a neurotoxin able to rapidly… Read More The members of this family – Viperidae – are the most timid, and include venomous, big, fat, strong, intricate and beautiful specimens. This family has representatives in almost all of the planet and in Ecuador that representation adds up to… Read More Snakes are made up of many families and these snakes, belonging to the Colubridae family, have the largest number of members in the world, with more species than any other family of snakes.
This family is made up by the… Read More