By Nicholas Gill
Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Amazon Basin - those are only many of the interesting adventures that Peru has to provide the intrepid vacationer. "Adventure consultant to Peru" bargains every thing you are going to ever want to know for making plans a visit to this marvelous vacation vacation spot, from locations to stick and consume, go back and forth suggestion, to what to pack and whilst to move. It additionally good points updated info on the entire interesting actions and adventures simply ready to be loved - from climbing the Inca path via historic ruins and exploring impressive forests choked with unique natural world, to browsing and fishing alongside the proper shores, and traveling the Isla Ballesta - domestic to sea lions and pelicans. no matter what you opt to do during this really good vacation vacation spot, the "Adventure consultant to Peru" may be your crucial spouse.
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There are four different life zones, which contain many species of plants that are quite rare in Peru, especially orchids, bromeliads, and epiphytes. n Paracas National Reserve – Covering 938,000 acres in the Cerros de Amotape National Park Ica region, 609,000 of which are marine environments. The di- Introduction n 38 n n n National Parks, Reserves & Sanctuaries versity of birds here is great, both of migratory and endemic species. Most of the birds can be found along the coastal area, where you will also encounter two species of sea lions, and the endangered marine otter.
Next are the pumas, or mountain lions, which are found in much of the Americas and are almost as big as the jaguars. Other smaller cats include ocelots, margays, oncillas, and jaguarundis. As for the giant otter, only a few hundred exist here in parks such as Manu, Tambopata, and Pacaya-Samiria. They survive mainly in ox-bow lakes. Viewing the playful creatures is strictly controlled as human interference can limit reproduction. giantotters. com. Introduction manatees, pink river dolphins (they actually are pink), and giant otters.
They are known to be extremely shy. In the Andes, many of the mammal species have been domesticated, although pumas and vizcachas (an animal resembling a cross between a rabbit and a squirrel) still run wild. Domesticated animals, such as cuy, or guinea pigs, and the c a m eli d s, v i c uñ a s , lla m a s, a n d alpacas, are numerous in the highlands and may have been around for thouAlpaca in the Cordillera Blanca sands of years. (N. Gill) The camelids survive in highland areas throughout the Andes.