Panama is a lush jungle habitat that is located on an isthmus, linking South America to Central America. This country is home to a culture rich in tradition as well as a wide array of vibrant animal life that live in its many unique habitats. These aspects make Panama one of the most diverse and unique natural places in the world.
The rich and unscathed natural jungles of Panama are home to many animals that are native to both South America as well as Central America. Some of the most notable of these animals include: ocelots
, crocodiles, armadillos and pumas. The diverse mixture of swamps, jungle and mountain ranges creates an environment in which animals with all different needs can live and flourish.
Aside from the wide array of animal species that inhabit Panama, it is also home to one of the most lustrous bird populations on the planet. Long-distance birds that migrate from other areas in the world to lay eggs and raise young, while many native tropical species can be seen flying through the tree-tops.
One aspect of Panama's natural habitat that make it so unique is its distinct location between the deserts of Northern Central American and the Rain Forests of South America. Due to this fact, it has animal species that cannot be found in any other place in the world. Some of these species consist of the giant tree sloth and golden tree frog; both of which have called this minute area of the world home for hundreds of thousands of years.
Panama is truly a beautiful place; with one of the most intact natural habitats on the planet. Unfortunately, as populated areas begin requiring more land, these natural environments are dwindling at an alarming rate.