El Angolo Hunting Zone was established on July 1, 1975, through Law (R.S.) N 0264-75-AG. On March of 1977, the UNESCO declared it a Biosphere Reserve, together with the Cerros de Amotape National Park and the Tumbes Reserved Zone. It is located in the department of Piura, provinces of Sullana and Talara, and has a surface of 65,000 hectares.
We can find bushes and trees such as the Angolo (Pithe cellobium multiflorum), the Ceibo (Bombax sp.), the frejolillo or parotillo (Erythrina sp.), the hualtaco (Coxopterygium huasango), and the almond tree (Geoffraya striata).
Local fauna includes 17 types of mammals, 150 of birds, 13 of reptiles and 10 of fishes, including the puma (Puma concolor), the gray deer (Odocoileus virginianus), the squirrel (Sciurus stramineus), the partridge (Nothoprocta pentlandii), the guarahuau (Phalcoboenus albogularis), the owl (Athene cunicularia), the parrot (Aratinga erythrogenys), the lizard (Iguana iguana), the colambo (Drymarch oncoralis), the macanche (Boa constrictor ortonii) and the sancarrana (Bothros sp.).
The main goal of this area is to preserve the dry forest, the wild fauna and to promote the tourism.
Sunchubamba Hunting Zone
El Angolo Hunting Zone