Flora and Fauna Curaçao
On Curaçao about 500 types of plants and trees that can cope with the dry climate, the scarce precipitation and the oostpassaatwinden. The roots, leaves and stems of these trees and plants have to the arid climate of Curaçao custom. For the dry climate on the island is the cactus plant is the most suitable.
You can see this everywhere on the island. By evaporation, lose the cactus is no moisture and the spines serve as modified leaves.
Curaçao has several species of animals that are unique to the island. The Curacao witstaarthert is a good example of.
The witstaarthert is only on the west coast of the island for.
There is life on Curaçao is approximately 400 witstaartherten since 1931 be protected under the law.