Peru Part 2: The Amazon Wildlife

After Lima, we flew to Iquitos to start a 5 night tour of the Amazon. We stayed on a boat that carried about 20 passengers, and every day we would tour the jungle in a skiff.

SLOTH1

Above is a sloth in a tree. They were so hard to spot, but our guide could see them from hundreds of yards away.

RAINBOWAMAZON

It rained a little bit while we were there, but it was mostly sunny and really hot.

LILYPADAMAZON

These lilypads were huge, and had a really sharp, thorny structure on the underside.

AMAZONFUNGI

 

AMAZONMACAW

This is a flock of blue and yellow macaws, which are native to the Amazon.

AMAZONRIVER

AMAZONFOLIAGE

To be continued….

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