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The Guepi Reserved Zone was established on April 3, 1997, through law (D.S.) N 003-97-AG, it is located in the department of Loreto, province of Maynas. It has a surface of 625 971 hectares.

Local fauna is very rich and includes the otorongo (Panthera onca), the river wolf (Pteronura brasiliensis), the manatí (Trichechus inungis), the bufeo colorado (Inia geoffrensis) and the bufeo gris (Sotalia fluvia tilis). There is a high density of birds and reptiles in the area such as the black alligator (Melanoschus riger) and the cayman (Caiman crocodylus); in the river Lagartococha, next to Ecuador there are lots of paiche fish (Arapaima gigas).

The Guepi Reserved Zone is inhabitated by different aborigen tribes such as the Kichwas, the Secoyas and the Boras.

Objectives of this reserved zone are the protection of the tropical and humid forest, the preservation of the flora and fauna, the promotion of the tourism and finally the conservation and protection of the native communities.


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