Panama

Canglon Forest Reserve


The Canglon Forest Reserve is located in Darien Province. It can be accessed by the Yaviza highway, and is situated between the Canglon and Tuira rivers. The Canglon Forest Reserve consists of mostly tropical forest, which overlaps with part of the Serrania Filo del Tallo Hydrological Reserve and with the mangroves found in the Matusaragatí area.

Species that are in the Canglon Forest Reserve include the jaguar, saino, painted rabbit, poncho, neque (similar in size to a large rabbit), manglatero cat. Birds found here include the red eagle, parrots, and macaws. Crocodiles, iguanas and snakes are common. In the marine areas crustaceans such as the blue crab, and many species of freshwater and marine fish, can be found.