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Henri Pittier National Park (Parque Nacional Henri Pittier)

Parque Nacional Henri Pittier

Henri Pittier National Park or Parque Nacional Henri Pittier is a nature reserve situated in the state of Aragua in Venezuela. This oldest nature reserve was formed in 1937 and covers an area of 1078 km².

 

 

 

Location: Aragua state  Map

Area: 1078 km²

 

 

 

Description of Henri Pittier National Park

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Henri Pittier National Park was renamed to Henri Pittier in 1953 after Swiss biologists who explored local rainforests and worked on conservation of the tropical forests. Ecosystems of the this natural park range from mangrove forests along the coast line to cloud forests in the mountains at an elevation above 2000 meters above sea level. It is one of the most bio diverse regions in the South America. There closed to 560 species of birds and 1100 animals alone. Other animals include anteaters, ocelots, pumas, tapirs, deer, foxes and numerous species of snakes. Some of these reptiles are poisonous.

 

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