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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Monteverde Cloud Forest

Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Costa Rica
The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve consists of 6 ecological zones, 90% of which are virgin forest. An extremely high biodiversity, consisting of over 2,500 plant species (including the most orchid species in a single place), 100 species of mammals, 400 bird species, 120 reptilian and amphibian species, and thousands of insects, has drawn scientists and tourists since.
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