Some of the most common animals that are found in Colombia are anteaters, sloths, tapirs, spectacled bears, deer, capybaras, pumas, jaguars and several monkey species.
Are there Cheetahs in Colombia?
We normally associate felines with large African or Asian cats such as lions, tigers, leopards or cheetahs, but little is known about felines from other parts of the world and, in particular, the Americas.
How many species of animals live in Colombia?
More than 1,821 species of birds, 623 species of amphibians, 467 species of mammals, 518 species of reptiles, and 3,200 species of fish reside in Colombia.
Do Jaguars live in Colombia?
Yes. Jaguars live in the tropical rainforests as well as on savannas and grasslands in Colombia.
What is unique about Colombian Dolphins?
Pink dolphins are one of just five dolphin species that live in rivers. They are also known as Amazon River dolphins, boto or boutu. 2. Among the five species of river dolphin, pink dolphins are considered the most intelligent and have a brain capacity 40% larger than that of humans.
What kind of predators are in Colombia?
Aside from the Jaguar and Puma, South America and Colombia are also home to some little big cats, the Ocelot and the Jaguarundi. Whilst not as powerful, they will still attack if they feel threatened. Luckily for us, they tend to avoid us as much as the Jaguar.