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The nature preserve called Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge is located at the junction of the rivers Cuero and Salado in Honduras
. It is some 28 km to the west from the city of La Ceiba
. The Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge is the area of the large estuary of the Cuero and Salado Rivers in the Caribbean Sea. The mangroves in this locality are the habitat to 35 animal species and 198 bird species. To imagine the huge size and the specific character of the area of Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge, the basic data are: size approximately 13225 hectares, of which some 58 per cent is tropical forest,; 38 per cent includes lagoon; and 4 per cent is rivers and channels. The Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge has a Visitor Centre.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 2:22:16 PM