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Facts, experiences and information about Amazonian wildlife and fish.

Trekking With Jaguars, Pumas and Pigs

12 Nov
Otorongo

This years Trail camera images from AntEater Ridge of Fossil Creek Communal Wildlife Reserve. Due to Increased internet poaching of endangered animals worldwide, the exact location of this trail is known only to our guides and Reserve Staff. The people in these images are not actors, they are real Adventure Travelers trekking in the depths […]

Tapir Trail Camera From Fossil Creek Wildlife Reserve

08 Nov
Tapirus terrestris

The Tapir is the largest bodied land mammal left in South America. Mainly Herbivorous, they use their flexible proboscis to strip shrubs of their leaves and to forage fruits off the forest floor. Their snout has an intricate array of sinusoides indicating the most advanced sense of smell in the jungle. A large portion of […]

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 […]

Sloth Observation in their Natural Habitat

17 Oct
Amazon River wildlife watching

Sorry no selfie mills here! All observation of wildlife is done at its grace and in its natural habitat. Please do not insist! Here are a few images that you can take while on a trip on the Amazon River. We are your choice for sloth watching, and sloth photography. If you want a chance […]

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 […]

Giant black Pacu caught

21 Oct

Colossoma macroponum – Black pacu- Tamabaqui(Brazil) Gamitama (Peru) This incredible specimen was captured on rod an reel from the banks of the Amazon River near the village of Oran, lower Amazon River Peru. Angler Anthony Giardenelli was taking advantage of the low water conditions of the Amazon river fishing the deeper waters for catfish when […]