The 'Jane Goodall of Belize'

Belize Zoo provides a home for threatened wildlife with jaguars and rare birds.

ByABC News
September 10, 2007, 6:40 PM

Sept. 10, 2007 — -- The tiny Central American country of Belize no bigger than the state of Massachusetts claims to have more birds, trees and plants than are found in all of the U.S. and Canada. Yet, it had no zoo, until an American woman with an extraordinary vision arrived.

Deep in the jungles of Central America, lurk wild beasts and exotic birds few people will ever get to see, especially in the jungle which is what makes the little Belize Zoo such a wondrous place.