Thursday, 17 October 2013

Nicaragua: a virtual paradise for animal lovers

For those of you who love animals, you must visit Nicaragua. The country boasts of diverse and amazing wildlife, including a huge variety of birds, fish, insects, and animals.

Here in Nicaragua you will find thousands of sea turtles in the pristine beaches. During night time, the sea turtles travel from the sea to the beaches where they dig their nests and return to the waters after laying their eggs there. These lovely little creatures are delightful and magical to watch. Unfortunately, these are declining and efforts are being made to preserve them.

Fresh water sharks are another famous creatures found in Nicaragua. They are found in Lake Nicaragua and the River San Juan. If you wish to see them, you may indulge in snorkelling, swimming and scuba diving.

Nicaragua is home to many wild cat species. Here you would come across puma, ocelot, jaguarondi, margay, and many other species. Jaguar, the largest wild cat species is also found here.

If you are a bird lover and enjoy bird watching, visit this beautiful country to delight your senses. Here you can see an extensive variety of beautiful and attractive birds. Guardabarranco, the national bird of Nicaragua is very beautiful. It features red and yellow plumage and has got green colored feathers in its tail. Chocoyos, parrots, toucans, and macaws are other birds that you can see in Nicaragua.

Other than these known animals and birds, you would come across many unusual creatures such as the Tamandua anteater, Armadillo, and Iguanas.

To enjoy the amazing wildlife of Nicaragua, you may have to visit Nicaragua’s wildlife reserves as most of these creatures have made their way to the lakes, mountains, forests, and volcanoes in Nicaragua. Trekking and hiking are yet another exciting activities that you may indulge in to enjoy the amazing wildlife of the country.

Check out eco tourism packages to enjoy Nicaragua’s beautiful and diverse wildlife.

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