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Tigre, Laguna del

General Information

Description
Country Guatemala
Latitude 17° 27' 0" (17.4500)
Longitude -90° 52' 0" (-90.8667)
State

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 Latin America & Mexico Biodiversity Conservation Priorities

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Permanent
Natural

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Economic Value
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Issues
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Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations Biosphere Reserve
LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Montreaux Record
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre
Ramsar Designations 1, 2, 3, 7, 8
Species of Concern Globally threatened mammals include Panthera onca, Tapirus bairdii, Alouatta palliata, Ateles geoffroyi, Odocoileus virginianus and Mazama americana. The mammal Tayassu pecari and the bird Ara macao, which occur here too, are on the CITES List

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