Yucatán - Geography

Geography

The State of Yucatán is located on the Yucatán Peninsula. It borders the states of Campeche to the southwest, Quintana Roo to the east and southeast, and the Gulf of Mexico to the north and west. As a whole, the state is extremely flat with little or no topographic variation, with the exception of the Puuc hills, located in the southern portion of the state.

Flora and fauna of Yucatán
Campylorhynchus yucatanicus Odocoileus virginianus Eretmochelys imbricata Phoenicopterus ruber Cairina moschata
Panthera onca Meleagris ocellata Tayassu pecari Leopardus pardalis Boa constrictor
Ceiba pentandra Enterolobium cyclocarpum Aloe vera Cylindropuntia imbricata Bixa orellana
Crocodylus moreletii Alouatta pigra Crotalus simus Pristis pectinata Ctenosaura similis

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