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Non invasive observation of Amazonian wildlife in its natural habitat.

Reserve Trailcams Catch BIG Jaguar

17 Oct
Otorongo

I had given up almost on getting images of Jaguars in our reserve. It came to the point where I thought, maybe those were just puma tracks. It cant be, I heard on several occasions the bellowing of jaguars close to my camp in Fossil Creek. On several occasions I doubled back on my trail […]

Why aren’t there monkeys jumping in our boat for bananas ?

04 Jun
Red titi monkey

Anyone who may have watched the travel channel series “hotel Amazon” may be super excited to book their trip so they can witness “wild monkeys” taking over their boats. I am sorry to bring the bad news but those are not wild monkeys. There is a river called Yarapa where there are many tourist lodges, […]

Arambaza camp , full adventure travel

13 Nov

We have a small local style hut built in on a distant tributary of the Amazon River. This headwater area belongs to the community of San Gregorio. We are working together with the community of San Gregorio to promote the sustainable management of their tribal lands. Step one was to build a simple house to […]

Tapir Video and images taken with remote camera

03 Nov

Take a moment to see this tapir taking a drink. Four 31sc videos stitched together represent a flash in the life of an Amazonian Tapir as it cycles through its territory frequenting wallows between fruiting stands of forest. There can aslo be observed large bats flying around and the eyeshine of a water snake or […]

Charapa Ishpa – Flooding Event Coincides with Turtle Hatching

06 Dec

Its the end of our low water season here on the Amazon River near Iquitos Peru. This means the tributaries from the distant foothills of the Andes Mountains are swelling with rainwater and start their rush to the main trunk of the Amazon and eventually to the Atlantic. There is a annual spike in the […]

Kinka-who? The kinkajou

08 May

The kinkajou (Potos flavus)is a distant member of the Raccoon (Procyonidae) family. They are the only member of the genus potos .They have large powerful canines yet primarily feed on ripe fruits and nectar from flowers of trees such as balsa. These incredible mammals even have a prehensile tail to help them as they clumsily […]

Giant Anaconda encounter !

25 Apr

On the 22nd of April 2013, Jill Elaine Roche , a brave American traveler set off with her local guides to explore an extensive varzea or flooded forest by wooden canoe. They were sneaking in amongst the trees leaving no trail behind other than the frothy path left by the canoe. Moving silently and slowly […]