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Tarantula hunting wasp dragging victim into the darkness

01 Jan

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXGd1cO8RLU&w=560&h=315] This tarantula hunting wasp was spotted crossing the gardens at the Otorongo expeditions jungle lodge. We followed it for quite some time until we lost it in the brush pile. This particular species of wasp is not going to eat the spider. The wasp drags the spider into the dark recesses where the […]

The rock bacu

21 Dec

(Lithodoras dorsalis = skin of stone) The spectacular Rock bacu or as known here on the Amazon river of Peru, Cahuara(ka-wara) ladrillo (brick)have a very interesting natural history. They have evolved quite an important niche in seed dispersal of plant species especially palms of the seasonally flooded forests of the Amazon river basin [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ScJcWgPzlk&w=420&h=315]. […]

Trekking in the Amazon

12 Dec

Otorongo Expeditions We specialize in professional,quality, personalized tours and expeditions into the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest and River. You will find that our services are custom due to the extreme variance of weather patterns and clients physical and mental capabilities.

 The majority of the expeditions start from our base camp location at Oran Creek. Campers can […]

Giant stingray caught

12 Dec

For charter fishing in the Amazon river Otorongo Expeditions This Incredible specimen of short tailed freshwater stingray was caught near Oran, Peru Lower Amazon River region. It weighed in at 154lb over 4ft long including her short tail. We were fishing on the point of two rivers combining when she sucked the live bait directly […]