Endemic species protected at Nuevitas harbour
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- 12 / 20 / 2009
As part of the Flora and Fauna Company, this group works in the preservation of the whole natural heritage of this zone, declared a Protected Area because of the species living in this habitat.
Among the main projects underway in Nuevitas harbour is that of the Handling of Flora and Fauna, the observation and protection, environmental education, research, monitoring and management.
The Cuban Rock Iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila) and the Cuban Hutia (Capromys pilorides), endemic species of Cuba are among the species living in the area.
Likewise, birds like the Greater Flamingo (Phoencopterus ruber ruber), and others find shelter in the northern coast of Camaguey province.