Meet Me at the Oasis

Meet Me at the Oasis

In the face of forces destroying other parts of Mexico, the Sierra Gorda reserve holds its own--a miraculous, biological melting pot unmatched on the North American continent. Black bears mingle with jaguars and macaws, and stands of tropical trees, draped with  orchids, abut hills dotted with cactus.

By Scott Weidensaul/ Photography by Ewan Burns
Published: May-June 2009
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