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Subscribe Now: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=TravelAndDiscover1 ------------------------------------------------ Sian Ka'an is a biosphere reserve in the municipality of Tulum in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It was established in 1986 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. With the participation of scientists, technicians, students, fishermen, farmers, rural promotors and administrators, together with regional and international partners, have successfully carried out more than 200 conservation projects basing all conservation actions on scientific and technical information for planning and implementing environmental policies and the proposal of viable solutions for sustainable use of natural resources and focusing their efforts established within eight protected natural areas that include the reefs of Banco Chinchorro, and Xcalak at South of Quintana Roo, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Cancun, the island of Cozumel that is located in front of Xcaret and Contoy Island up North, covering 780,000 acres (3,200 km2). These areas lie in parts of all seven Caribbean Sea coastal municipalities of the state, with the largest part being in eastern Felipe Carrillo Puerto Municipality, where the vast majority of Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve lies. (from wikipedia)
Courtesy UNESCO In the language of the Mayan peoples who once inhabited this region, Sian Ka'an means 'Origin of the Sky'. Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large marine section intersected by a barrier reef. There are an estimated 1,200 plant species found in Sian Ka'an. As regards the Sian Ka'an fauna, a total of 103 species of mammal has been recorded including five species of cat - jaguar, puma, ocelot, margay and jaguarondi. Other mammals include Central American tapir, Caribbean manatee, spider monkey, howler monkey, kinkajou, white-tailed deer, red brocket, white-lipped peccary, paca, tayra and collared anteater. Some 339 bird species have also been recorded, with about two-thirds breeding inside the reserve. Due to the great diversity of aquatic habitats, marine and wading birds are well represented. There are 16 raptor species, as well as frigate bird, cormorant, roseate spoonbill, greater flamingo and jabirus; and 42 species of amphibian and reptile have been recorded. These include four of the six turtle species found along the Mexican coast; green, hawksbill, loggerhead and leatherback. Morelet's crocodile and American crocodile also occur. Fish are abundant, and over 52 species have been recorded. A total of 550 terrestrial and 843 aquatic invertebrate species have been observed. There are 23 Mayan sites in the reserve, while the Chunyaxché ruins, Vigia Del Lago and Xamach, are just to the north. Recently, a 24 km Mayan artificial canal was discovered. The reserve is located in the least-developed part of Quintana Roo, and the population is predominantly of Mayan origin, in whose language Sian Ka'an means 'Origin of the Sky'. music by ENRIQUE DEL CARMEN
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Tulum Mexico is truly a dream destination. Located on Mexico's famous Riviera Maya, visitors can experience the beautiful stretches of white-sand beaches and magnificent Mayan culture. This video explores aerial views of the coastline, the Tulum Mayan Ruins, cenotes, festivals, and local surroundings. Get a feel of what Tulum is all about and prepare your next vacation. Tulum is located approximately 2 hours south of Cancun by automobile. To get there visitors fly into Cancun and typically get to Tulum by rental car, bus, or hired transfer services. The beaches are magnificent, the food is delectable, the options for things to do are outstanding, and the hotel options will not disappoint. There are no high-rise hotels but rather quaint beach front options and rentals throughout. Once there navigating the town by foot or taxi is very simple. For exploration and adventure the options include world-class diving and snorkeling, visiting the historic Tulum Mayan Ruins along with other ancient ruins in the region, aquatic parks like Xcaret, swimming in cenotes, and much more. TravelYucatan.com started way back in 2000 and now is the premier website for researching this area. We have compiled hundreds of helpful pages and articles for each destination providing a first hand explanation for travelers to plan their next trip. Planning you vacation with us is easy. We offer online reservations for hotels, tours, transfers, and packages. We work with companies like Expedia.com, Hotels.com, and BestDay.com to supply our inventory. This guarantees the best selection, lowest prices, and most lenient cancellation policies you will find online. We help you out with our website and you help us out by booking your next hotel, tour, or transfer with us! It is a great partnership. For more information visit our website: https://travelyucatan.com/tulum-hotels-resorts/ Happy Travels!
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In the language of the Mayan peoples who once inhabited this region, Sian Ka'an means 'Origin of the Sky'. Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large marine section intersected by a barrier reef. It provides a habitat for a remarkably rich flora and a fauna comprising more than 300 species of birds, as well as a large number of the region's characteristic terrestrial vertebrates, which cohabit in the diverse environment formed by its complex hydrological system.
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