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Crocodilians. The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) lives along the coast of El Salvador and is the largest crocodilian found in the region — occasionally exceeding 20-feet in length. … Most crocodilians are nocturnal — so avoid areas near water after dark.
As Chiruma looked in astonishment at the resplendent bird above, a jaguar leapt upon him killing him with one bite. Years later, in the year 1524, the Spaniard, Pedro de Alvarado marched with his army into Guatemala. He did not look in awe and wonder at the Mayan pyramids built without using iron or the wheel.
Quetzalcóatl, Mayan name Kukulcán, (from Nahuatl quetzalli, “tail feather of the quetzal bird [Pharomachrus mocinno],” and coatl, “snake”), the Feathered Serpent, one of the major deities of the ancient Mexican pantheon.
List of National Animals of all Countries
The magnificent tiger, Panthera tigris (Linnaeus), is a striped animal. It has a thick yellow coat of fur with dark stripes. The combination of grace, strength, agility and enormous power has earned the tiger its pride of place as the national animal of India.
The main reason given was that the tiger was important worldwide and was distributed across 16 states of the country, while the Asiatic lion was found only in Gir in Gujarat. … Even with Asiatic lions on the brink of extinction, there is no such authority at the national level.
The resplendent quetzal is an aptly named bird that many consider among the world’s most beautiful. These vibrantly colored animals live in the mountainous, tropical forests of Central America where they eat fruit, insects, lizards, and other small creatures.
Fauna. Mammals are found throughout Equatorial Guinea. Within Equatorial Guinea there are gorillas, Leopards, chimpanzees, a small population of African Elephants, hippopotamus, cape buffalo, crocodiles, pythons and various monkeys. … There are the African forest elephant and African bush elephant.
Work, Justice, Solidarity
|Coat of arms of Guinea|
|Armiger||Republic of Guinea|
|Adopted||1993 (Updated in 2011)|
|Motto||Travail, Justice, Solidarite “Work, Justice, Solidarity”|
The Official National Animal of Guinea Bissau. Guinea Bissau doesn’t have a national animal as of yet, but their national bird is the black-crowned crane.
The only monkey reported as native to El Salvador is the black-handed spider monkey, Ateles geoffroyi, which is found mainly in the forests of the Jiquilisco Bay in the Department of Usulután, in the southeast of the country (Morales Hernández, 2002).
Tigers are an Asiatic member of the cat family. Thus, there are no tigers in Guatemala unless there is perhaps a sample or two in some zoo.
The jaguar is currently recorded as extinct only in El Salvador in Central America, and also in Uruguay in South America. The puma is listed as almost extinct or extinct in El Salvador, the only central American country where it was not protected, at least in the 1990’s [20-43].
The resplendent quetzal, an emblematic bird of southern Mexico and Central America, is on the verge of extinction due to habitat loss and poaching, among other reasons, according to a researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM.
|Mictlantecuhtli as depicted in the Codex Borgia|
|Abode||Mictlān (the Underworld)|
However, according to legendary accounts, Quetzalcoatl was banished from Tula after committing transgressions while under the influence of a rival. … A loose confederacy of royal families from across Mexico embraced Quetzalcoatl as their patron deity and dynastic founder, united by his cult.
Quetzalcoatl was neither good nor bad to the Aztecs. As the creator, he was responsible for both life and death, so the people used human sacrifice to satisfy him and gain favor. Quetzalcoatl was also responsible for bringing maize, a life-sustaining food in the region.
Quetzalcoatl was one of several important gods in the Aztec pantheon, along with the gods Tlaloc, Tezcatlipoca and Huitzilopochtli.
|Country||Name of animal||Scientific name (Latin name)|
|Turkey||Grey wolf (national animal)||Canis lupus|
|Kangal Shepherd Dog (national dog)||Canis familiaris|
|Turkish Angora (national cat)||Felis catus|
|Tunisia||Cream-colored courser||Cursorius cursor|