Lago Ypoá

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Lago Ypoá

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    100,000 ha
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    04°39'N 52°05'W
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Lago Ypoá. 07/06/95; Paraguari, Ñeembucú, Central; 100,000 ha; 26°30'S 057°33'W. National Park. An area of extensive, shallow, clustered lakes (esterales) with floating mats of vegetation, some supporting small trees and fauna. Esterales are interspersed with forested islands, savannah, rocky areas, and streams. This site provides excellent wildlife habitat and is one of the most important aquatic environments in Paraguay, important for several threatened species, migrating birds, and five species of threatened plants. Timber cutting and livestock rearing occur in the site, while extensive ranching occurs in the surrounding area. Ramsar site no. 728. Most recent RIS information: 1995.

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    • national park
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