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Alejandro de Humboldt National Park

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The Alejandro de Humboldt National Park is in Eastern Cuba, in the provinces of Holguín and Guantánamo. It's listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Named after the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt who explored the area at the turn of the 19th century, the park boasts a particularly rich flora.

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Animals in the park include the endemic Cuban solenodon, as well as different parrots, lizzards, hummingbirds and hutia.

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The park is located in the easternmost of Cuba, some 30km northeast of Guantanamo city.

Numerous agencies in Baracoa provide organized hikes into the park.

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