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Reptiles in Haiti

Reptiles in Haiti Crocodylus acutus/ American Crocodile           The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) is a species of crocodilian found in the Neotropics. It is...

Mammals in Haiti

Mammals MANATEES AND DUGONGS Sirenia is an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit rivers, estuaries, coastal marine waters, swamps, and marine wetlands.The Antillean manatee...

Haiti’s National Bird: Caleçon Rouge

The beautiful Hispaniolan Trogon (Priotelus rosegaster) is the national bird of Haiti.  Its populations are threatened since the undisturbed forests that it prefers are...

Avi fauna in Haiti

There are 23 orders of birds in Haiti representing over 300 species, including those that occasionally visit the island and are considered vagrants.  The...

Amphibians in Haiti

Amphibians: There is a total of 58 amphibian species recorded in Haiti. Pennsylvania State University led an expedition to the remote mountains of southwest...

Mollusks in Haiti

The Mollusks fauna of Hispaniola is the less known one from all the Great Antillean islands, with estimate of about 250 species (Kay 1995,...

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