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By Vivien Lougheed

Colour images and maps all through. the following youll locate each sensible element at the Mazatlan region that you simply want, in addition to city and local maps and sound trip recommendation from an writer who is familiar with the quarter in detail.

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There is no specific breeding season for the jaguar. Both parents care for the kitten for about one year after birth, at which time everyone splits and fends for themselves. With good luck and lots of food, the jaguar lives about 20 years. Introduction Bats are the only mammals that fly. In the Americas, bat wingspans range in size from a tiny three in/seven cm to six feet/two meters. There are over 1,000 types of bats in the world and Mexico has its fair share. 32 n Animal Life PUMA: The red tiger, or puma, is also called the mountain lion, cougar or panther.

Mazatlan is the best town on the west coast in which to enjoy this celebration. 21st – Birthday of Benito Juarez, a national hero and one of the early presidents. + April Semana Santa is the week of Easter and includes Good Friday and Easter Sunday. To celebrate, Mexicans like to break eggs filled with confetti over the heads of friends and family. + May 1st – Primero de Mayo is equivalent to Labor Day in the US. 5th – Cinco de Mayo honors the battle and victory over the French at Puebla de los Angeles in 1862.

For example, residents of Jalisco dance the jarabe, a romantic display about love and courtship. “Jarabe” means syrup. The dances of Nayarit show the joy of a party and the excitement of becoming an adult. Those in the state of Colima dance after the harvest and their exuberance often includes the throwing of knives. Not, I hope, at one another. There are numerous folklorica shows in all major tourist centers. The acts are usually colorful and fun, and also give an interesting history of the culture and its relationship to the dances you see.

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