Fuentes Brotantes de Tlalpan National Park

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Pond at Fuentes Brotantes de Tlalpan National Park.

Fuentes Brotantes de Tlalpan National Park is a national park located in the Tlalpan district of southern Mexico City.

It was declared a National Park on 28 September 1936, on what was previously known as the Rancho Teochtíhuitl and the Barranca de los Manantiales.

Natural history[edit]

Most wildlife species that inhabit the park were brought and acclimatized to it, as a result of the donations from SEMARNAT and other animal welfare institutions.

The park's main characteristic are ponds, fed by a few springs flowing from the foothills of the Sierra del Ajusco.

Recreation[edit]

Fuentes Brotantes de Tlalpan National Park is 8 hectares (20 acres) in size. The park has landscaped areas, birdwatching, food stalls, and restaurants.

It is one of the more visited spots by the residents of the southern city area.[1][1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "planetatlalpan.mx". planetatlalpan.mx. Retrieved 2016-05-10.

Coordinates: 19°17′06″N 99°10′52″W / 19.285°N 99.181°W / 19.285; -99.181