• The Aviary of Xaman Ha in Playa del Carmen

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    Quiet. That’s how the inhabitants define the walk through the Xaman Ha Aviary in Playa del Carmen. An ecological park which houses more than 200 species of natives animals natives in the area.

    Of course, the undisputed stars of the aviary are the birds, which fly at their leisure in a totally natural environment and in perfect communion with the more indigenous part of the nature at the Riviera Maya.

    The animals of Playa del Carmen Park are in absolute freedom. Therefore, the experience is more enriching: birds, caterpillars, butterflies, iguanas, turtles… a complete festival for lovers of natural environment.

    Animals live in a typical landscape of the forest of Quintana Roo, in the heart of the Riviera Maya, with a unique ecosystem in all the world which is more interesting if we consider that in this space are preserved some species in danger of extinction such as La Palma Chit, the Red Macaw, the Yellow Head Parrot or the Turkey on Mount.

    In this area of the tropical forest, with two hectares of plants sorted and classified botanically, for tourists and locals environmental awareness, we can also admire some cenotes, typical of the region. Flooded dolinas and caves of karstic origin and spectacular beauty.

    For those who want to enjoy a stroll through the Xaman Ha Aviary, remind you must not forget to wear comfortable and breathable clothing, appropriate footwear, mosquitoes repellent, sunscreen and a hat or cap.

    Image in Creative Commons or Public Domain: Flickr/Wallygrom

    Mar Santiago
    Mar Santiago
    She is a journalist and traveler, specialized in other cultures and countries in conflict. Mar has worked for major media networks as RNE, Diario16 Malaga and EFE.

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