Peru is the nineth largest South American country, or the 74 largest in the world.
Links to areas to visit will appear below. Please note, it is not possible to add sightings to this map above. This is because the whole country is is a specific regional ecosystem. Over time every area will become clickable, so that you can access the ecosystem and record sightings.
Help us build up a map of where wildlife has been seen. Add any sightings of mammals that you encounter. As this map starts to be used, we will greatly reduce how long sightings remain free for anyone to see, so that hunters and poachers cannot use this as a resource. The idea is that over time we can build up an idea of exactly where we should look for them.
The referendum on Yasuni reserve will benefit a huge range of species, along with several groups of uncontacted tribes of indigenous people. The vote was not close, with 90% of votes counted protection won by around 20%. It will also keep around 726 million barrels of oil in the ground. Given that one barrel is …
Once a year in the Ecuadorian cloud rain forest the real Paddington bears come together to feast on wild avocados
As in other parts of the world, human encroachment is pushing wild species into smaller areas of land, and reducing their population.
Jaguars declining across much of their entire range. Having disappeared from from almost the entire USA, and significantly depleted in Mexico, the Jaguar is beginning to decline in its strongholds of the Amazon Basin.
News in brief – Wall on Denmark border, Cleanup of Tesso Nillo, Great Pacific Garbage patch, Columbia highway, Leopards to control Rabies
Wall on the border of Denmark Denmark is to build a wall/fence along its border with Germany, to stop boar from Germany crossing over as these animals carry an infection called African Swine fever. This is highly contagious and while no cases have been found in Denmark, there is concern that it could threaten the …