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Manu Cloud Forest Bear

The Andean Cloud Forest is loosely defined as forest at such a high altitude that it’s penetrated by cloud cover. This gives the rainforest a mysterious feel and cooler climate. Cloud Forests are some of most threatened and biodiverse forest the world offers, which places considerable importance on its protection. The Peruvian Cloud Forest, such […]

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Cristalino Birds

No place in the southern Brazilian Amazon has been studied so intensely in terms of biodiversity as the area surrounding the city of Alta Floresta in southern Brazil. One conclusion from these studies is that no other place in the eastern Amazon has such a high assemblage and richness of bird life. Alta Floresta sits […]

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Manu Macaws

The Manu region of Southern Peru is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise and a truly remarkable place to visit for anyone with the smallest interest in the natural world. To tour the Manu area with a naturalist guide who knows and understands the region is an experience never to be forgotten and is especially a rewarding […]

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Cock of the Rock Lodge Birding

Cusco is the top tourist destination in Peru due to the incredible site of Machu Picchu and its significance as capital of the Inka Empire. However, Cusco can also be the base to the incredible 1.5 million hectare Manu National Park to tour the Cloud Forest and descend into the Amazon Rainforest of the Manu […]

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Tahuayo Lodge Sloth

The Amazon Rainforest stands as the world’s largest container of life and the largest tropical untouched wilderness. Crossing nine nations, the majority of people interested in experiencing this impressive ecosystem touch down in either Peru, Ecuador or Brazil. Of all the Amazon areas, researchers have found the highest diversity and most animals and plants in […]

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Tahuayo Monkeys

Iquitos is a fantastic city to visit at all times of the year but if you’re sensitive to hot temperatures, you may want to miss the hottest months of September, October and November. However, many people find these months an enjoyable time to visit. On average, temperature in the day goes up to around 32°C […]

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