A threatened cloud forest in Mexico is the focus of an innovative, new concept in conservation photography
By By Kim Castleberry, Photography By Jack Dykinga, Fulvio Eccardi And Florian Schulz
Published April 8, 2008
Updated October 14, 2016
Ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures worshiped the Resplendent Quetzal as a deity. To harm the bird would result in the death penalty. One of the last remaining refuges of this endangered species is a cloud forest in El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, which straddles the Sierra Madre Mountains in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico.
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