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IQUITOS PERU

Altitude: 106 m/ 347 ft. above sea level Climate: Tropical. Hot and Humid. Temp. : Approx. 90/70 F – 36/21 C Rains : December to March – Scattered year round.Iquitos, on the banks of the headwaters of the Amazon River, is the most important city in the Peruvian Amazon jungle. It is advisable to spend some […]

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Tourist Attractions of Puerto Maldonado

MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS Tampopata- Candamo National Reserve The Tambopata National Reserve is Located at the confluence of the rivers La Torre and Tambopata, with an area of 5,500 hectares of virgin forest. Noted for its richness and variety of birds (about 600 species), butterflies (900 species) and dragonflies (115 species). Mouse Possum – Tambopata Reserve […]

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Puerto Maldonado

Puerto Maldonado is located in the southeast of the country, is the capital of Madre Dios; it has the official title of Capital of Biodiversity in Peru in recognition of important records of flora and fauna found in the forests of the department, especially in the Manu. The region is home to native tribes for […]

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Rainforest

The Rainforest is the Earth’s oldest living ecosystem, which is home of a immense variety of plants and animals. These breathtaking ecosystems cover only 6 % of the Earth’s surface but yet they count with more than a half of the world’s wildlife species! A Rainforest can be described as a tall, dense jungle. The […]

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Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is a vast region that spans the border of eight rapidly developing countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, an overseas territory of France. The landscape contains: * One in ten known species on Earth * 1.4 billion acres of dense forests, half of the planet’s remaining […]

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IQUITOS

The city of Iquitos is in the jungle north to east. It is the capital of Loreto Region, with almost 30% of the country is the largest and northernmost Peru. The city lies along a secondary arm of the Amazon River in front of a large permanent white called Padre Island, wooded and almost twenty […]

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THREATS TO THE RAINFOREST

Nowadays the threats to the rainforest are increase along the years, an despite that, there have been created several organizations that fight against them, at the same time, we continue damaging without stopping. We must know, in order to take more in consideration and thinking twice before to provoke some damage that the rainforest is […]

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TROPICAL RAINFOREST

The tropical rainforest is a kind biome typical of equatorial zones and tropical areas, with abundant rain. There are many ways to shelter life from microorganisms to large animal species. Where are The Tropical Rainforests? Tropical rainforests are located in a band around the equator, mostly in the area between the Tropic of Cancer (23.5° […]

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RAINFOREST PLANTS

The flora in Peru is very diverse due to different climatic and physical conditions of the territory. Many professional and tourist come to study the Rainforest plants and for the flora observation. The rainforest vegetation is represented by tropical forests, where alternate innumerable wood tree species of diverse quality as well as palm trees and […]

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RAINFOREST ANIMALS

The rainforest animals are the most complete variety that you can find. The Amazon rainforest of Peru is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth. So great is the variety of species that is estimated that most of them still undiscovered. Peru is the second country in terms of number of bird species […]

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Manu National Park and Reserved Zone

Manu National Park is located west of Puerto Maldonado. Access is easier and cheaper from Cusco. It takes a one and a half-day journey by bus and boat. A more comfortable but expensive option is a 25-minute flight from Cusco. This area was declared a National Park in 1973 in order to protect its great diversity of flora […]

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PERU ECOTOURISM

The Peru Ecotourism tours are well known and frequented by tourists from around the world. Peru has 84 of the 104 ecosystems that exist in the world today. Peru is home to almost 10% of all mammals and reptiles living on the planet, more than 20% of birds, and between 40.000 and 50.000 of the vascular plants […]

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Rainforest Weather

Unsurprisingly, the rainforest weather is mostly hot and humid. Rainfall levels in the Amazon rainforest actually distinguish weather differences throughout the year, not the temperatures. Climate Rainfall Peruvian Rainforest  Climate The tropical region of the Amazon rainforest is also referred to as the equatorial climate, a zone with extends about 12 degrees north and south […]

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Amazon Rainforest Map

An Amazon rainforest map illustrates the immensity of the Amazon rainforest which extends 2.5 square miles (5.5 million square kilometers) across South America. Today, the Amazon represents over half (about 54%) of the planet’s remaining tropical rainforest regions and protects the largest reserves of natural resources in the world. In South America, the Amazon covers […]

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