Condor of the Andes, Vulture Gryphus

INTRODUCTION The Andean Condor, or Condor as it is called in South America, is a large bird, found among birds of flight in the higher dimensions of our days. This condor is one of the South American vulture species, or also named the vulture of the new world. The old world vultures have evolved from different ancestors from different parts of the world, though both are similar in appearance, and have similar ecological roles, there is a difference in the […]

The Great Grey Owl, Strix nebulosa

Distribution: These owls don’t mate very often and they do it irregularly in coniferous forests in Lapland and other Northern regions, they can sometimes be found nesting in the center or south of Finland. There are around 300 to 1.500 mating pairs. Migration: They are sedentary, but if food supply is low they have been known to fly longer distances, to the south of Finland and sometimes even the south of Sweden or the north of Germany. This can be […]

Charity Day 2014

Once again we´re delighted to have been able to have the chance to help out Tui Uk with their annual Charity Day here in Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park. All the donations made will be sent to the two charities involved, Family Holiday Association and the NSPCC (National Society for Protection of Cruelty to Children) To help out those in need. Thank you all once again for all your generosity!

Reticulated Python, Python reticulatus

These snakes vary in size, usually from 3 to 7 meters long but others growing up to 10 meters. Their sizes depend on their habitat and the alimentation they receive. They can weigh up to 80kg, but most of them are much smaller. They have a very complex colouring that enables them to blend into their surroundings and become virtually invisible to prey. They are a mix of olive green, black, white and a gold like shade of brown.   […]

Alligator Turtle, Macrochelys temminckii

Distribution: It’s limited to North America (Estados Unidos) and is found in the Mississippi Valley all the way to the North of Kansas. It’s also been discovered in rivers like the Suwannee and other rivers from Florida to eastern Texas.  Description: It’s a large turtle that can grow up to 75cm and weigh around 80kg. Specimens as heavy as 110kg have been documented. It has a large head and a tail the same length as its shell. They have very […]

Panther Chameleon, Furcifer pardalis

Description:  The incredible colours, in more than 25 varieties and their well known gentle character make these a suitable pet for both those starting out and those who are fascinated by this specie and wish to obtain new colours. The panther chameleon can grow up to 55cm but normally doesn’t grow larger than 45. Females are smaller, at around 30-35cm. It’s thought that the Rainbow variety otherwise known as Anstiranana or Diego Suarez, are the largest of the species. They […]

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Komodo Dragon, Varanus komodoensis

Varanus komodoensis (Komodo dragon). The first description of a Komodo Dragon was in 1912 and described them as “unusually large Veranus”. The first record of this species was made from a photograph and a skin sample. The Komodo Dragon or Veranus Komodoensis was classified as rare in 1986 and is currently classified as vulnerable by the IUCN (The International Union for Conservation of Nature). Of this saurian, no doubt a wonder of the natural world, there are around 6.000 examples […]

Tiger, Panthera tigris

Tiger, Panthera tigris Dies ist die größte Katzenart der Welt mit einer Größe von über drei Metern und einem Gewicht von bis zu 300 kg. Sie sind Fleischfresser und man kann sie im indischen Dschungel finden, obwohl sie eigentlich aus Nordsibirien stammen. Ihre eigentliche Farbe ist gelb-rötlich, es gibt jedoch auch andere Farbtöne wie schwarz und komplett weiß. Alle drei Arten haben dunkle vertikale Streifen, die wie bei den Menschen die Fingerabdrücke stets individuell unterschiedlich sind. In unserem Park auf […]

Cardio Protected

Die Bademeister und das Erste Hilfe Team des Rancho Texas Lanzarote Parks haben sich in einem Kursus an verschiedenen technischen Geräten weitergebildet (Soporte vital básico (SVB) und Desfibrilador Semiautomático Externo (DESA)) und dabei ihre Kenntnisse und Techniken der Reanimation verbessert. Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park ist eine kardiogeschützte Zone, da wir sowohl über das entsprechende Equipment als auch über das entsprechend ausgebildete Personal verfügen, um bei einem Herz- und Atemstillstand eine Erstversorgung zu leisten.

Cardio Protected

Our lifeguard staff at ‪Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park are regularly updated and prepared by instructor of Basic Life Support SVB and DESA to improve the aid techniques like resuscitation taking the course: Basic Life Support and Semi Automatic External Defibrillator. Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park is a cardio protected area, because we have the correct equipment (semi-automatic defibrillator or AED, emergency equipment) and trained personnel for the initial management of cardio respiratory arrest