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Esmeraldas Ecuador, Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve

The Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve ranks among the provinces of Esmeraldas and Manabi, contains one of the last remnants of tropical wet forest of the Ecuadorian coast, characterized by high biodiversity and amazing levels of endemism, characterized by high biodiversity and amazing levels of endemism..

Data of interest

  • City:Esmeraldas
  • Sector:South
  • Address:Km. 42 via Esmeraldas
  • Schedule of attention:Daily
  • Cost of revenue:5 USD

 

 

Informaction of Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve

The Mache-Chindul Ecological Reserve is a protected area created on 9 August, 1996. It covers 70,000 hectares, with exotic locations, with waterfalls and natural pools, surrounded by undisturbed forest.

This sector maintains a mountainous river system is fed by several major rivers in the provinces of Manabi and Esmeraldas. The temperature varies between 22-26 degrees Celsius, the hottest months are February to May.

It is a wetland of excellence that even during the dry season has a permanent haze in their sectors higher.

In large areas of the Reserva Ecol├│gica Mache-Chindul areas are located Rainforest, moist forest and wet forest Premontano Premontano.

The Mache-Chindul Ecological Reserve encloses a large area of forest that has traditionally been home to communities Chachi and Afro-Esmeraldas. These communities have coexisted for decades in the area sustainably exploiting the forest resources have been provided.

The Mache-Chindul Ecological Reserve much with an extraordinary wealth of plants and animals, is considered one of the 10 "hot spots" of biodiversity in the world.

Mache-Chindul Ecological Reserve much with an extraordinary wealth of plants and animals, is considered one of the 10 "hot spots" of biodiversity in the world. It is home to 491 species of birds, 136 species of mammals, 38 species of reptiles and 54 species of amphibians in the Reserve.

Some of the most representative species include: monkeys, monkey, agouti, agouti, puma, sloth, head mate, white-tailed deer, peccary, jaguar, bobcat, and ocelot; among birds are crows, earwigs, Prince and the slaty-hawk.

No doubt the biodiversity and landscape resources are the main attractions of the Mache - Chindul Reserve.

Esmeraldas Ecuador, Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve

 

Map Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve, Esmeraldas Ecuador

Esmeraldas Ecuador, Map of Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve

 

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