Noel Kempff Mercado National park, Bolivia

This national park lies in Bolivia, close to the border with Brazil. It is a large park, covering 15,000 square km (5790 square miles). It is an incredibly biologically diverse reserve. Perhaps, of more interest, it is one of the least disturbed tracts of land within the Amazon basin. It is a beautiful place with incredible views, huge rivers and stunning waterfalls.

Containing some of the least disturbed Savanna land in the world, leading into parts of the Amazon rainforest. There are 5 distinct ecological niches within the park. Much of the wildlife found here, has largely disappeared from elsewhere. 130 species of mammal found here. These include river otters, river dolphins, spider and howler monkeys, manned wolves, giant armadillos as well as a highly endangered population of black Jaguars. In terms of flora, the current count of species is over 4000, which includes 110 orchids. There are over 620 birds, and over 70 reptile species.

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