This concludes the brief set of articles regarding Pico Bonito and some of its wonders. In absoluteness, Pico Bonito is an ecosystem which offers all the characteristics of a tropical zone with wide varieties. From acquiring knowledge on plant and animal species to enjoying the wild inherent atmosphere, Pico Bonito boasts with remarkable elements.
After taking a nice bath in the nearby Coloradito River, I recall heading over to the final lapse of the corridor. It was possible to observe the butterflies as shown in the previous article. The serpentarium is a small building which may accommodate 25 people at a time. Individual squared recipients keep the snakes housed while visitors enjoy them.
The serpentarium houses snakes of different kinds. These include:
- Honduran rat snake
- Cantil (very aggressive)
- Common constrictor boa
- Eyelash Viper
- Jumping viper
- Rainforest hog-nosed viper
The tour guide explained that snakes are good at sensing external temperatures and decide to attack or not based on that. They have thermo-receptors on their noses which quantify the heat. It is important to realize that heir tongues pick up particles from the air to grasp a clear concept of what their surroundings comprise. Snakes are by default intimidating creatures. However, with proper wisdom on their naturality, snakes can dismissed as wonderful reptiles.
As mentioned in the first article, the Pico Bonito park covers over 275 thousand acres of land. Several kinds of species trees include:
- San Juan
There are many kinds of felines in the park. As a result, these may include namely:
All of these roam the trails and surroundings of the jungle with the natural instinct to hunt.
There are several cameras placed at strategic parts in the park. These cameras activate automatically when they detect animal movements. Thanks to them, researchers are able to view the types of felines living in the nearby zones. The park itself has many routes to discover. It is possible to hike and camp in the park. With correct gear and supplies, one can enjoy a fun sleepover in the heart of wilderness.
Caution is always encouraged for your own safety. Learning about proper camping procedures and tips can be found here.
Cacao pods are very delicious to savor. The seeds serve as the prime ingredient to produce chocolate and several exquisite beverages. Additionally, other fruits grow around the region. These include watermelons, pineapples, mangoes, oranges, rambutan and others. Insects and some mammals take advantage of the availability of such fruits.
In conclusion, Pico Bonito is a great place to visit if you wish to experience a tropical adventure. I had the opportunity to swim in the wonderful Coloradito river for more than half an hour. Honduras’ northern regions host a perfect setting for many different types of animals, rivers, plants and trees. The balance between rain and sun along the year is absolutely adequate for sustaining wildlife. Pico Bonito receives thousands of local and foreign visitors each year. Moreover, I strongly recommend visiting if you wish to relax at a nearby lodge and/or to simply enjoy it as a day activity. Consider dining at the nearby lounge after a long day. They typically offer great dishes and delicious desserts. Next time you consider visiting a fun place to enjoy, by all means check out Pico Bonito park. Furthermore, I assure you it will be something worthy and memorable.