Tumbes Reserved Zone was created on September 28, 1994, through Law (R.M.) N 0594-94-AG. It is located in the department of Tumbes, provinces of Tumbes and Zarumilla and it has a surface of 75,102 hectares.
Local flora includesthe ceibo (Ceiba istandra), a few types of carob trees (Prosopis spp.), the angolo (Pithecell abium multiflorum) and the pretino (Cavanillesia platanifolia). The following flowers are also found in this reserved zone: the guayacan (Tabeb bia sp.), the carob tree (Prosopis pallida) and the palo santo (Bursera graveolens). These flowers are in danger of extinction.
Only a few animals inhabit this area including the sancorranco (Botriechis schulegeli), the cañan (Mich lophus occipitaliis), la rana de cabeza osificada (Trachycephalus jordani), the perico pachaloro (Forpus xanthops), the perico nacarreño (Brotogenis pyrrhopterus), the hormiguero (Grallariculd peruviana), the gavilan norteño (Leucopternis occidentalis), the hornero (Furnanus leucopus), the gray deer (Odocoilcus virginianuis) and the squirrel (Sciuruos stramineus).
The area presents two ecological areas: the dry forest and the humid forest. The goal of the Tumbes Reserved Zone is to protect and preserve its tropical forest, particularly the local flora and fauna which is in danger of extinction.
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