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Flooding in Iquitos region Otorongo Expeditions Jungle Lodge open for business

05 Apr

So everyone thought that our epic flood in 2012 was a fluke 100 year flood. Well, I think that idea came from the climate change deniers. I knew that something wasn’t right when each year since 2012 we have had more than normal flooding. Worldwide there have been extremes ranging from drought to deluge. In […]

Cryptic killer, Bothrops atrox- common lance head pit viper of the Amazon

22 Jan

The lance head pit viper found in South and Central America claims the most lives each year. Out of all the venomous snakes in the neotropics, this snake is the most common. They can be found from urban sprawl areas to the depths of the rain forest. The most common places to find them are […]

The Largest flood in modern history of the Amazon

30 Dec

Otorongo Expeditions Earlier this year, the whole of the Amazon river basin experienced a flood like no other. Peru, Colombia, and Brazil were the most affected, over one million people were struck by surprise as the water level just kept coming up, past its historical level. Many people took a lackadaisical approach to the flood […]

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 […]