Tehuacan Biological Reserve Cuicatl attracts tourists and researchers - CBS News

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A point of reference for tourists and researchers is the Biosphere Reserve of Tehuacán Cuicatlán, which is a natural protected area located in the limits of the state of Puebla with Oaxaca.

With an extension of 500 thousand hectares, arid climates to humid temperate have allowed the existence of 2,700 plants, of which more of 13 percent are endemic.

In order to appreciate the landscape where a biological wealth is fused, the Cuacnopalan-Oaxaca, Puebla-Tehuacán and Huajuapan de León roads can be reached, as it comprises the area of ​​21 municipalities poblanos and 30 Oaxacans.

Ignacio Carrillo, in charge of the Biosphere Botanical Garden of Tehuacá n-Cuicatlán, reported: "It is exclusively to preserve the species that exist and prevent them from being lost."

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The biznagas or "elephant's feet" are part of the landscape's attractiveness ten percent of the 30,000 species of vascular plants found throughout Mexico.

Ernesto Gonzalez, guide of the Biosphere of Tehuacán-Cuicatlán, said: "The elephant leg is sacred and when doing prayer, meditating, embracing you can find your inner peace. "

With regard to wildlife, 11 species of amphibians, 48 ​​reptiles, 91 birds and 38 mammals have so far been documented and recently announced the presence of the real eagle.

Rodolfo Rojas, guide of the Biosphere of Tehuacán-Cuicatlán, said: "All kinds of deer, white tail, gray deer, we have wild boar, boar and pumas." < / p>

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