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Puerto Rico: National Symbols




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This article is from the Puerto Rico FAQ, by Zeydy Ortiz Laureano zortizl@eos.ncsu.edu with numerous contributions by others.

Puerto Rico: National Symbols

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Puerto Rico's flag has a white star in a light blue
isosceles triangle. It also has five horizontal stripes,
three red and two white stripes.

  
   o_o          
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  coqui         

The Coqui <Eleutherodactylus portoricensis> is a tiny tree
frog native of Puerto Rico. Its name is derived from the
sound of its song that is pronounced <ko-kee>. The coqui
is about one inch long, its skin is smooth and almost
transparent but can be blended with its surrounding.

Image: < http://hpprdk01.prd.hp.com/images/coqui.gif >
They hide in moist and dark places. Sound: < http://www.shadow.net/~talicea/coqui.wav >

Contributions: Javier Santos <jms@mc.com>.

 

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