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Fauna in the Chocó

The Chocó region boasts a large variety of animals, many of which are in danger of extinction including 830 species of birds and 142 species of mammals.

Examples of species that live in The Chocó rainforest include:

Mammals such as the Anteater, Sloth, Ocelot, Howler Monkey and Armadillo.

Marsupials such as opossum.

Birds including 2 species of Kingfisher, Flycatcher, Tanager.

Reptiles including the Green Iguana, Lizards and Snakes.

A large variety of frogs including the Masked Tree Frog.

Insects including Grasshoppers, Bees, Beetles and a large variety of Butterflies.