Cuba has a variety of animals that can be seen on the coasts and out in the valleys. Crabs and lizards were most plentiful and could be found in all kinds of locations.

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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaFlycatcher aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Grey Crab sneaking through the woods



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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaGreen Cuban LizardaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaThe Cuban Green Woodpecker

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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaRed Dragonflyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Anolis Sagrei Lizard

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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaBrown SquirrelCuckooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaunidentified bird on the beach

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aaaaaaaaYou can't have too many crab pictures, especially when they seem to want to pose for the camera.

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aaaaaAnimals embebbed in the rock along the coastaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaBlack-headed Nightgale Thrush

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aaaaaaaaaaaaCurley Tailed Lizard aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Cuban Rock Iguana

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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaUrania Moth

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aaaaaaaaaaaaaThe Cuban LizardaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaGhost Crab

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aaaaaaaaaaaRed-bellied WoodpeckeraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaThe Cuban Trogan


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Cuba is a place where many green sea turtles return to lay their eggs. You can tell a turtle has been there by looking for tracks (like above right) in the sand on the beach. You can usually follow the tracks to a nesting hole. Sometimes you'll see tracks all along the beach but no nest because the female couldn't find an appropriate spot. Normally turtles will return to nest within 200 yards of where they were born.


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