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Monkeys: Tambopata's trees are home to troops of monkeys

01 December 2016

Tambopata National Reserve provides the ideal habitat for at least eight species of monkey.
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Caimans: Tambopata's most powerful hunters

18 November 2016

The rivers and lakes of Tambopata National Reserve are home to four species of caiman.
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Giant river otters: One of the Amazon forest's top predators

04 November 2016

The Amazon waterways of Tambopata National Reserve are home to the giant river otter.
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Medicinal plants: Part of ancestral tradition in the Amazon

19 October 2016

In Tambopata National Reserve, medicinal plants form part of ancestral Amazon tradition.
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Hoatzin: The strangest bird in the Amazon

03 October 2016

Once described as a living fossil, the hoatzin is one of South America's most unusual bird species.
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Amazon under threat: Tambopata National Reserve protects a corner of South America's rainforests

23 September 2016

The recent fire in Peru's central forests highlights the importance of protected areas like Tambopata National Reserve.
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The nature of the world: The planet's rainforests continue to disappear

14 September 2016

The rainforests are a global treasure that should be preserved for all humanity
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Jaguar: The biggest cat in the Americas

30 August 2016

Travelers are occasionally fortunate enough to spot a solitary jaguar when journeying along the Tambopata River
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Quinine: The plant-based medicine that saved millions of lives

05 August 2016

Cinchona, the tree genus from which quinine was traditionally extracted, features on Peru's national coat-of-arms
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Anaconda: Known to local people as the “water mother”

25 July 2016

In common with other parts of the Amazon basin, Tambopata National Reserve is home to the enormous green anaconda.
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In Peru it is tourism that has made it possible to create national reserves and save the forests of the Amazon basin from destruction. By working to encourage travelers to visit the rainforest, we are ensuring it will be around for future generations to appreciate. Pioneering projects like Tambopata Ecolodge, which was established in 1991, provide the model that teaches local people the importance of conserving our natural heritage, by showing them that forests are worth more to us all when they are left to flourish, instead of being exploited.

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