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On October 14th, a team of graduate students of Luisiana State University  – Glenn Seeholzer, Mike Harvey, Fernando Angulo and Daniel Lane – broke the world record of more birds seen in 24 hours. They managed to identify 352 birds species, breaking the previous record that was unbeaten for around 30 years in Kenya, where Terry …

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When you think about the Mega-fauna that inhabits the Amazonian Basin, species like the Jaguar, Red-brocket deer, Capybaras and Tapirs come to mind. But, did you know that there are dogs in the forest? Illustration of the elusive Short-eared Dog   The Short-eared Dog (Atelocynus microtis), one of the rarest and most secretive species of …

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It is well known that Manu National Park is among the most biodiverse places –if not the most biodiverse one- on earth.  In 1987, due to its mind-blowing diversity, it was named as a “UNESCO World Heritage Centre”. A privilege that only a handful of places have. But how can a National Park host so …

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Diversity of Fish Found in the Amazon Basin It is well known that the Amazon Basin, of which the Manu Biosphere Reserve is one of the most important regions, has a huge variety of fish. There are about two hundred species of fish living in the rivers of this region, many of which are remarkable …

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Armadillos-also-called-Carachupas

The Armadillos who live in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, are called “Carachupas” by natives of the region, the scientific name of this particular species is “Dasypus novemcinctus”. This peculiar looking animal can be found in the southern United States, in Central America and South America, and they have certain areas where armadillos prefer as habitats: …

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The first thought that most people have when you mention the name of this particular animal, is fear. Snakes have a frightening appearance so they are hated by many people, certainly they can threaten our lives and have been condemned since biblical times. Nevertheless and little known, they have amazing healing properties that can help …

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Grapefruit is a hybrid resulting from the sweet orange and the “pampelusa”. It is an amazing fruit that has a large number of properties, those will name in this article. It belongs to the citrus family, its scientific name is “Grapefruits” has two varieties, and are differentiated by color: yellow and red. We invite you …

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At the moment there is a worldwide craze for products which act against aging and coayuden to heart health, and paradoxically due mainly to the aging of the post-war generation called “baby-boomers” (1942-1948) and its monetary surplus at this stage of their lives. With all their married children, senior citizens and with all the time …

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The cuisine of the Peruvian Amazon today has a major role, because of the gastronomic boom that our country has had over the last eight years. Its vast biodiversity, the variety of fruits and cooking techniques make this regional cuisine produce various dishes that are innovative and now known around the world thanks to talented …

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The “Aguaje” (Mauritia Flexuosa L.F.) is a wonderful fruit of the Peruvian Amazon. So far it is unknown if there is a translation to English for its name because currently is only exported to South American countries and one European country: Spain. In Brazil it’s called “Buriti” and in Venezuela and Colombia is known as …

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