7 Latino Countries & Their National Symbols

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and in celebration, we are going to take a look at the national symbols of seven Latino countries

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Photo: Unsplash/@giovannipoveda51

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and in celebration, we are going to take a look at the national symbols of seven Latino countries. Because learning is lifelong, no cierto?

Mexico

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National Motto: La Patria es Primero (The Fatherland is First)

National Bird: Golden Eagle (many believe it is the Crested Caracara)

National Animal: Golden Eagle, Jaguar (national mammal), Xoloitzcuintli (national dog), Grasshopper (national arthropod), Vaquita (national marine mammal)

National Flower: Dahlia pinnata

National Tree: Cypress (Ahuehuete)

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Honduras

National Motto:聽Libre, Soberana e Independiente聽(Free, Sovereign and Independent)

National Bird: Scarlet macaw

National Animal: White-tailed Deer

National Flower: Orchid聽Rhyncholaeliadigbyana

National Tree: Pinus oocarpa (species of pine tree)

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Cuba

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National Motto: 隆Patria聽o Muerte, Venceremos! (Fatherland or Death, We shall overcome!)

National Bird: Cuban Trogon (Tocororo)

National Animal: Cuban Trogon (Tocororo)

National Flower: White Ginger (Butterfly Jasmine,聽Mariposa)

National Tree: Royal Palm

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Dominican Republic

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National Motto:聽Dios, Patria, Libertad聽(God, Fatherland, Liberty)

National Bird: Palmchat (Cigua Palmera)

National Animal: Palmchat (Cigua Palmera)

National Flower: Bayahibe Rose

National Tree: Mahogany

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Venezuela

National Motto:聽Dios y Federaci贸n聽(God and Federation)

National Bird: Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus)

National Animal: Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus)

National Flower: Orchid (May Flower)

National Tree:聽Araguaney

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Uruguay

National Motto:聽Libertad o Muerte聽(Liberty or Death)

National Bird: Southern Lapwing

National Animal: Southern Lapwing

National Flower: Ceibo (Erythrina cristagalli)

National Tree:聽Ceibo (Erythrina聽cristagalli)

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Paraguay

National Motto:聽Paz y Justicia聽(Peace and Justice)

National Bird: Bare-throated Bellbird

National Animal: Pampas Fox (or Azara’s Fox)

National Flower: Blue Passionflower (Mburucuy谩, Pasionaria,聽Passiflora caerulea)

National Tree: Lapacho (Pink Lapacho)

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