The city is surrounded
by an abundant fauna that possesses a large endemic population,
with distinctive birds such as the Cuban Trogon (Tocororo,
the National bird of Cuba), the Cartacuba, the Camao (Grey-headed
Quail-dove), the Cuban Emerald (zunzun) or colibri, the
Pato Huyuyu and the green woodpecker although it is common
to see along the coasts elegants seagulls and pelicans.
The zone also has many varities of lizards, hutias, wild
porcs and cattle.