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Dominican Republic: Animal world

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Reptiles
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cocodrilo :the American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus, family: Crocodylidae - Crocodriles), on the island Cabritos in the hypersaline Lake Enriquillo (1996) and in the Manatí Park, Bávaro, Punta Cana. (2008)
the Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta, family: Iguanidae - Iguanas), also on the island Cabritos in the hypersaline Lake Enriquillo (1996) and in the Manatí Park, Bávaro, Punta Cana (2008): iguanas
rano :the Green Bark Anole (Anolis distichus dominicensis, family: Polychrotidae - Anoles), a kind of a tree lizard, you see them everywhere, but this one on my terrace.
the Common Ameiva (Ameiva chrysolaema procax, family: Teiidae - Whiptails), a kind of a terrestrial lizard, you can find them in the garden (2008): lagarto
geco :the Hispaniolan Giant Gecko (Aristelliger lar, family: Gekkonidae - Geckos).
the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas, family: Cheloniidae - Sea Turtles), in the aquarium ("El Acuario") in the capital Santo Domingo (1996): tortuga
carey :the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata, family: Cheloniidae - Sea Turtles), critically endangered.
the Colombian Slider (Trachemys scripta callirostris, family: Emydidae - New World Pond Turtles) in a zoo in Los Jovillos, Azua (2009): hicotea
culebra :the Blunt-headed Green Treesnake (Uromacer catesbyi pampineu, family: Colubridae - Colubrids, Typical Snakes).
the La Hotte Blindsnake (Typhlops hectus, family: Typhlopidae - Blindsnakes): culebra 2
boa :Hispaniolan Slender Boa (Epicrates fordi fordi, family: Boidae - Boas).
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