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Discovering Punta Culebra
Discovering Punta Culebra. Punta Culebra Nature Center located on the Amador Causeway, offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the fauna of Panama from the Smithsonian Institute experts who run the place.
The nature center has four exhibitions where you can see a variety of animals, including marine turtles, colorful fish, frogs and much more.
The exhibit entitled “Fabulous Panama Frogs” is one of the best in the center, where you can see a large variety of frogs and learn about the importance of these amphibians in the ecosystem.
Aquariums show incredible colored fish, corals, anemones etc. Here they explain about the various species that inhabit the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and point out the differences between them. You can also enjoy a contact area where you can touch starfish – a wonderful experience for kids.
The cost of admission is extremely affordable. Rates are almost symbolic. Panamanians and resident adults pay $3 and children under 13 pay $1 For foreign adults the cost of admission is $5.
For more details about Punta Culebra Nature Center visit the blog www.dondeycuantopty.com
By Carolina Fernández.