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The national symbols of belize

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  • 1. TheNationalSymbolsof Belize
  • 2. The National Flag of Belize.
  • 3. The National Bird of Belize is The Toucan.
  • 4. The National Tree of Belize is the Mahogany Tree.
  • 5. The National Flower of Belize is the Black Orchid.
  • 6. The National Animal of Belize is the Tapir.
  • 7. The red, white and blue flag of Belizeis a symbol of the unity of our nation. NATIONAL MOTTO: "Sub Umbra Floreo" - These Latin words mean, "Under The Shade I Flourish.
  • 8. The Keel Billed Toucan has a great bill brightly colored withgreen, blue, red and orange. It is mostly black with bright yellowcheeks and chest, red under the tail and a distinctive white patchat the base of the tail. Toucans are found in open areas of thecountry with large trees. They makes a frog-like croak. Toucanslike fruits, and eat by cutting with the serrated edge of their bills.Toucans nest in holes in trees, using natural holes or holes made byother birds.
  • 9. The MahoganyTree is one ofthe biggesttrees of theforest. Risingstraight and tallto over ahundred feet.
  • 10. The Tapir or Mountain Cow is the largest landmammal of the American tropics. The tapir is astoutly built animal withshort legs, about the size of a donkey and weighs up to 600 pounds. The tapir is a vegetarian. It spends much of its time in water or mudshallows, and is a strong swimmer.
  • 11. This orchid grows on trees in dampareas, and flowers nearly all yearround. The black orchid flower hasgreenish-yellow petals and sepalswith purple blotches near the base.