Sian ka'an biosphere reserve, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico



Bottlenose dolphin, Sea green turtle, Caribbean manatee, Central American Tapir, Forest condor or real condor, Jaguar, Howling monkey, Ocelote in Sian Ka’an, Western manatees can all be found in this reserve. 


The reserve is made up of tropical forests, mangroves, marshes and a large area of ocean.  The reserve’s name can be translated as gate of heaven. 


The reserve covers over 5000 Square km, Part of which is land and the rest is in the coral sea and includes a large area of coral reef.


This is an 8 minute video of someone exploring some of this reserve

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