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The Tambopata Candamo Reserved Zone
was established on January 26, 1990, through Law (R.M.) N 0032-90-AG/DGFF. It is located in the departments of Madre de Dios (Province of Tambopata) and Puno (Provinces of Carabaya y Sandia) and it has a surface of 1 043 998 02 hectares.

Local fauna is varies and very rich including 575 types of birds, 1,200 types of butterflies, 103 types of dragonflies and 135 types of ants. Also there are 103 types of mammals, 60 types of amphibious, 67 types of reptiles (including snakes, turtles, crocodiles and lizards), and 94 types of fishes.

Several animals in danger of extinction such as the river wolf (Pteronura brasiliensis), the wild dog (Speothos venaticus), the black alligator (Melanosuchus niger), and the aguila harpía (Harpiya harpiyja) inhabit the Tambopata Candamo Reserved Zone.

Main goals of this reserved zone are to keep the existing ecological processes, to preserve the diversity in flora and fauna and to keep and correctly use the resources of the area continuously.


Other Peruvian Reserved Zones

Laquipampa Reserved Zone
Apurimac Reserved Zone

Pantanos de Villa Reserved Zone
Tambopata Candamo Reserved Zone
Batan Grande Reserved Zone
Tumbes Reserved Zone
Algarrobal El Moro Reserved Zone
Chancaybaños Reserved Zone
Aymara Lupaca Reserved Zone
Guepi Reserved Zone
Rio Rimac Reserved Zone
Alto Cañete y Cochas Pachacayo Reserved Zone
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Allpahuayo Mishana Reserved Zone
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