Guatemala

Hailey Wibur

Food and Drink

The food they eat is fruits fried plantains along with rice or beans. They also eat chicken, beef and they are Guatemala's popular meats

Basic Facts

Guatemala won its independence in 1821. Another Basic Fact is that the Mayans originally populated Guatemala and thrived from 300 to 900.CE

Celebrations

In December 7. in Guatemala was a burning of the devil-- Guatemala takes everything burnable. Guatemala celebrates Hispanic Heritage on September 15 to October 15 is national Hispanic Heritage month

Environment

In 1994, 12.2% of Guatemala's total land area was proteced. In the same year, 10 of Guatemala's 174 animal species and 10 in a total of 900 bird species were considered endangered.Four types of reptiles in a total of 204 and 282 plant species of 8,000 were threatened with extinction. Endangered or extinct species in Guatemala include the horned Guan Eskimo curlew, California least tern, green sea turtle, Hawksbill turtle, olive Ridley turtle, Spectacled caiman, American crocodile, and Morelet's crocodile.

Workcited

World Fact Book,''Guatemala World Book Kids World Book, 2015 Web. 18 May 2015,Some interesting Facts about Guatemala, Guatemala Facts, and Culture.
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