The Stunning Views From El Yunque Rainforest

One of the finest--and oldest--examples of wildlife reserves in the Western hemisphere, Puerto Rico's El Yunque forest is a stunning sight to behold.

El Yunque Rainforest Puerto Rico

Set aside by Spanish king Alfonso XII in 1876, El Yunque is the only tropical rainforest in the US National Forest System, as well as one of the oldest examples of reserves in the Western hemisphere. It was a good move, too: the rainforest is home to some of the world’s rarest and most unique flora and fauna known to man.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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