Antonio Perpina recognized: that countless cays and small islands are truly amenisimos orchards, oasis planted at the vast expanse of those waters populated with abundant diversity of fish, rich careyes and enormous cetaceans. (Are there) manatees amphibians, sirens or sea nymphs, described by poets, mammals fish, who held their cenicientos bodies by those banks, pick up fresh yerba with Security Pacific livestock to pasture. The magnificence and tranquility reigns in those solitary Islands; Islands inhabited by countless birds; birds that with its harmonious singing enliven the dense jungles and the greenery of the carpeted valleys. The Spanish chronicler could also appreciate the immense variety of corals and birds of which he catalogued sea of Silver infinity of islets, that which enchanted oasis, formed one hundred orchards; the Jardines de la Reina archipelago found dissimilar seabirds that ‘give life and animation to those solitudes. I remember numerous pelicans or pelicans of grandiose wings and monstrous peaks there formed an aerial revolution, and hurrying with racket to the sea to prey on the raised fish.
Among these birds, that currently abound in Las Doce Leguas, noted in the same way flocks of coconuts (Ibis Alba), plovers or actual Curlews (Numenius Longirostris), Flamingo (Phenicopterus ruber.)Lin.), Gracilotes or herons (Ardea Caerulea), hummingbirds, (its indigenous name is guani and acquaintances by zumzum or rezumbador.) They were those enromes forest the lonely country of thousand seagulls, which revoleteando us move around, gave the most poetic and embelesante aspect to the marine landscape. The charms of the cays, mangrove, seagrass and coral reefs, perhaps convert to The twelve leagues and to all Cohiba in the Jardines de la Reina, with an extension of 2 170 square kilometres, in a true natural wonder, provided, moreover, by high levels of bio-diversity and conservation, with more than 900 species of fish and plants 66. These Cohiba are a relative geological youth, since it dates back to the pleistocence. Complete fauna of the zone a mammal endemic Cuban capromis pilorides, known as the hutia conga, (the country’s largest rodent) species that moved a Cayo to, inexplicably, through the 150 kilometers that span the Jardines de la Reina baptized thus by Cristobal Colon. There are abundant sharks: hard head (Carcharinus falciformis), playful (Carcharinus perezi) and the whale shark (Rhincodon typus); no shortage nor the cubera (Lutjanus cyanopterus), the Bonefish (Albula vulpes), Shad (Megalpos atlanticus), halibut (Trachinotus falcatus), arigua (Mycteroperca poisonous), Mona (Mycteroperca bonaci) and guasa (Epinephelus itajara). It is one of the most important marine scenarios throughout the Caribbean. Declared Natural Park since 1997 by the Cuban authorities. Hotels in Cuba flights to Cuba original author and source of the article.