Los Katios national park in columbia

Wednesday, June 20th 2012. | Colombia

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Los Katios national park are two natural sites added to World Heritage List.Los Katios national park Composed of seven protected areas, many small mangrove islands and coastal lagoons, Belize Barrier Reef System is home to several endangered species, including turtles and crocodiles Amerika.Memperluas more than 72,000 acres in northwestern Colombia, the park consists of two The main area of mountainous Serrania del Darien in the west and the east Atrato River floodplain. This area consists of alluvial plains with regular flood terraces, alluvial plains with rarely flooded high terraces, low hills up to 250 meters, its height of this hill up to 600 m high and marsh-rawa.Hutan lowland swamp covers about half of the park, while the rest is a lowland tropical rain forest mountains. Floodplain wetlands of special interest Atrato, and cativo is one of the typical species in los katios it can reach 50 feet and gave the name to be called catival formations that are found only in Colombia, Central America and southern Jamaika.Los Katios national park supports a number of species which are characteristic of Central America and is found only in parts of South America, such as a mouse and a gray-headed chachalaca. The Serrania del Darien is home to many endemic species such as rufous-cheeked hummingbird and purple-covered birds and frogs. More than 450 species of birds representing respectively 25% and 50% of the Colombian avifauna and Panorama have been recorded in the park.

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Los Katios national park vertebrate species including fish have been found in the park about 550. Manatee recently been found in the Cienaga de Tumuradó and American alligator occurs in Cienaga de Cacarica. Other threatened mammals including foxes, giant anteaters and tapirs Middle Amerika.Wilayah previously inhabited by the Kuna, an indigenous group forced to migrate to Panama because of fighting between tribal groups-Embera Katío, from which the park takes its name, which is now established throughout the Chocó region of Colombia. Darien region, including Los Katios national park, historically important for the crossing of the first colonizers of North America about 20,000 years ago, as it has been confirmed by the discovery arkeologi.Ekspedisi of Spanish conquistador Rodrigo de Bastidas, Alonso de Ojeda and Vasco Nuñez de Balboa arrived in the zone it in 1501. Santa Maria of Darien, the first mainland city of Spain, was founded in 1510 by Francisco Pizarro and Martín Fernandez de Enciso. Dabeiba treasure legend political leaders came from this time, when Balboa said to the King of Spain that many rich gold mines have been discovered in the province are the pictures of los Darien.This is a picture of Los Katios national park.

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