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Home > Biodiversity > National Parks > Gandoca - Manzanillo

This park located at the Caribbean coast, in the Talamanca county, province of Limón.

Protects wild fauna, specially endangered and reduced number species. Also protects the only natural bank of clamps in the reef zone of this coast.

It is classified like a humid tropical forest because of the lagoon. The primary forest found in this area, is invaluable, because of the small area covered by this life zone of the low lands of the Atlantic coast.

This area has a great diversity of land habitats with some primary forests and with numerous sea and river habitats including the best preserve coral reefs in the Atlantic coast of Costa Rica.

Because of its natural conditions, this area is very interesting for scientists and tourists.


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