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Wildlife - Manu National Park
Founded after the collapse of the rubber boom that endangered a lot of wildlife in the area, Manu was declared a national reserve in 1968 and upgraded to a national park in 1973. The Manu National Park protects over 1.5 million hectares of habitat in the Amazon basin making it Peru’s largest national park. This […]
Tambopata National Reserve - Peru
Founded in the early 1900s, the Tambopata National Reserve and adjoining Bahuaja-Sonene National Park contain an area of protected Amazon Rainforest about two-thirds the size of Costa Rica. On its own, the Tambopata National Reserve covers 274,690 hectares in the lowland rainforest and has a northern border defined by the Tambopata and Madre de Dios […]
Aracari Toucan in the Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve
The Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve is located about 150 km from Iquitos in Loreto, northern Peru, and was established in 1991 due to the area’s well known diverse wildlife as well as local initiatives. One of the major reasons was to protect the habitat of the red uakaris, which are unusual looking monkeys with orange fur […]

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