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Guaraguao carved on trunk

$40

Beautiful collectible piece of guaraguao carved in wood on a trunk. 100% handmade product made in Puerto Rico. Colors and details may vary from the photo. Limited quantities.

Measurements: 2.5 "x 2.5" x 3 "high approx.

General Information

The Puerto Rican forest guaraguao or guaraguaito is dark brown in color with white and reddish bars on the underside. It is an endemic subspecies of Puerto Rico of medium size, measuring approximately 39 centimeters (15.5 inches). Its population oscillates around 125 individuals. It is a rare and extremely localized bird of prey found in the highland mountainous forests of Puerto Rico.

The forest guaraguao is included in the list of threatened species since 1994. The Federal Law of Endangered Species of 1973, as amended, prohibits killing, damaging, disturbing, trapping, buying or selling a species, as well as parts or products derived from them.

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