Lagunas de Chacahua National Park, Oaxaca


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Lagunas de Chacahua National Park, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Description

The Lagunas de Chacahua National Park is a national park located in the Municipality of Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, about 54 km west of Puerto Escondido, near a village called Zapotalito. The park has 10 different types of vegetation: “selva espinosa", swampland, deciduous, subtropical broadleaf, mangroves, savannah, “bosque de galleria”, “tular”, palm trees, and coastal dunes. 246 species of flowers and 189 species of animals have been documented so far in the park. Birds such as storks, herons, wild ducks, blue-winged teals, pelicans, and spoonbills can be found here. Three species of turtles also visit the park to lay their eggs. ©istock/BAIIIAD

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