Take a Walk in the Woods in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
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Take a Walk in the Woods in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
Belize’s broad swaths of protected forest promise to get your trekking boots dirty—and your adrenaline pumping. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, 20 miles south of Dangriga, is the country’s best all-in-one hiking hotspot. The world’s first jaguar preserve counts 14 diverse hiking trails among its 150 mountainous square miles of jungle, spectacular waterfalls and broad rivers. It’s a playground for black howler monkeys, tapirs, anteaters, armadillos, peregrine falcons, red-eyed tree frogs, pumas, ocelots, jaguarundi and an estimated 40 to 50 jaguars.
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