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The Cienagas del Catatumbo National Park is a nature reserve on the southwestern bank of the large Maracaibo lake in Venezuela . Its area is about 269,400 ha. The whole location was proclaimed a national park in 1991. The park protects the rich life in the wetland around the lake. Ciénagas del Catatumbo is a popular ornithologists´ location. Egrets, herons, storks and flamingos live there. From the mammal class you can spot manatees, aligators, turtles, capybaras, freshwater dolphins and many other animals.

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GPS: 9.3217, -72.2028
Altitude: 4 m
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:19:54 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet What recreational activities are available or possible?: hiking
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Character of the park: lake, insular
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Protected animal species: dolphin, turtle
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Why to go there?: marshland

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