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The microfauna of the Biological Station The Guacamayas offers unique details that greatly impresses every visitor who visit this natural world.

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Coleonyx elegans Yucatán banded gecko çColeonyx elegans (Yucatán banded gecko)

During the day and night tours of the tourist trails of The Guacamayas Biological Station, the visitor has the opportunity to have a up close contact with different species of herpetofauna of the rainforest, of this important area of Guatemala.

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White tailed deer


Odocoileus virginianus.

The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is a kind of ecological and economic importance in parts of the Mayan Biosphere Reserve. White-tailed deer have excellent adaptability to altered environments, it is why this species has greater territorial distribution in the world, His flesh is prized by hunters, also your skin and antlers are used as hunting trophies.

Las Guacamayas Biological Station has very well preserved natural habitat for the species and is common to observe them in the sunset or sunrise.


Las Guacamayas Biological Station is a place privileged by nature, the landscape of high forest and wetlands of the rivers San Pedro, Sacluc, San Juan, are unique ecosystems and habitats of many birds, resident and migratory.

In this area there is 50% of the avifauna of Guatemala, which is ideal for lovers of bird watching and photography people.

American Pygmy Kinngfisher guacamayas

American-Pygmy  Kinngfisher


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Waka archaeological site

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In the year 2,003 archaeological research began epigraphic (the study of texts printed in the glyphs) and long-term conservation led by Dr. David Freidel of Southern Methodist University of Dallas and Guatemalan archaeologists, researchers say: The site Waka was inhabited in 500 BC and reached its peak during the late classic. Its location near the river San Pedro Martir, it became the central trade route for transporting products of great importance as cocoa and cotton textiles. Waka kings are among the oldest dynastic lines in the classic Mayan world.


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The Biological Station Las Guacamayas offers visitors stunning landscapes specially designed by nature for personal relaxation, also surrounded by great biological diversity of fauna and flora in their natural habitat.


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The rainforest of Biological Station Las Guacamayas saves incredible secrets that has not yet been discovered by human, nature constantly gives you unique scenarios that surprise you. Wildlife in Las Guacamayas Biological Station remains active all the time, while some one sleep at night, others enjoy the dense darkness of the night.