The exhibits resemble
coastal zones of any of the islands or keys of the Cuban
erchipelago. They include a 186 000 gallons reservoir
for the exhibition of 30 different specimens of marine
tortoises including Caguama turtle, shell turtle and
The reproduction of
the natural habitat is achieved with a square-like environment
(plaza) which include the “natural” typical
vegetation of marine ecosystems such as: Ipomoea
pescaprae, Pancratium arenicolum, Morinda
citrifolia, Cordia sebestena, Moringa
oleifera, Bursera simaruba, hicacos etc.
Outsourced birds like
Florida pelicans, Pelecanus occidentalis, complete
the system and are an additional attraction to the visitor.