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The wildlife as you can see it on the ground consists of numerous types of reptiles (snakes, crocodiles), birds (hummingbirds, storks, pelicans) and all sorts of butterflies. Cabrotis Island, located in the centre of Lake Enriquillo and declared a national park, is the world's largest American crocodile reserve.

  • The American alligator, Wildlife on land, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    The American alligator

    Cabrotis Island, located at the centre of Lake Enriquillo and declared a National Park, is the largest American alligator reserve in the world.

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  • Cabrotis Island, Wildlife on land, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Cabrotis Island

    The island is also home to manatees, iguanas, tortoises, and even cotica birds, which have become the country's national emblem.

    © OT Republique Dominicaine
  • Swim with the dolphins, Wildlife on land, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Swim with the dolphins

    Manati Park, an eco-park where you can swim with dolphins provided that you book beforehand, is a popular excursion from Punta Cana.

    © Rob Cicchetti / 123RF
  • The rhinoceros iguana, Wildlife on land, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    The rhinoceros iguana

    This iguana can be found at the Punta Cana Resort and Club eco-park.

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  • Pink flamingos, Wildlife on land, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Pink flamingos

    In the Barahona region to the south-west.

    © OT Republique Dominicaine
  • The cotica bird, Wildlife on land, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    The cotica bird

    This bird has become the country's national emblem.

    © OT Republique Dominicaine
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