Soberanía National Park

Soberanía National Park is in Eastern Panama, 16 miles (25 kilometers) from Panama City. The Charges River runs through the park, and the Panama Canal is nearby.

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History

Soberanía National Park was established in 1980. It covers 55,000 acres (220 km2).

Flora and fauna

Panamaian night monkeys

Soberanía National Park is a popul;ar place to see birds, and the rare Harpy Eagle is present.

Several monkey species are present in the park including the white-headed capuchin, the mantled howler, Geoffroy's tamarin, Geoffroy's spider monkey and the Panamanian night monkey. Other charismatic mammals include sloths, anteaters, coatis and agoutis.

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