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    See these unique Mauritian fauna and...

    by Chyan Written Oct 20, 2004

    Unique reptiles of Round Island, Mauritius: Telfair's skink, Guenther's gecko, the keel scale boa and teh burrowing Boa.

    60,000 seabird spoecies: Petrels, puffins, two species of straw-tailed tropicbirds.

    Leguat's tortoises of Rodrigues.

    Between 1974 and 1989, there were some 10 Mauritous kestrels and less than 15 pink pigeons.

    The 35 rarest plants of Round Island are preserved in Bassin Blanc in the Black River Natural Park. They include casurarinas along the beaches with vacoas (pandanus), latanier palms, bottle palms, ox wood and olive wood.

    Related to:
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
    • Birdwatching
    • National/State Park

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