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Crimson Forest: A Vampire Tale

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2017 2:28:50 PM / by Paul Bertner posted in Bizarre animal behavior, Amazon, Tambopata National Reserve, rainforest parasitism, collared peccary, vampire bat

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I hadn’t originally intended to cover vampire bat facts in one of these blog instalments; however, when I saw the fascinating and unique footage (perhaps representing the only footage of parasitization of a wild host - a collared peccary) on one of my camera traps at Tambopata Research Center, in the Tambopata National Reserve, I needed no encouragement to pivot from my originally scheduled content.

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Where Can I See Macaws in Peru?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM / by Pat ODonnell posted in Tambopata Research Center, Tambopata, macaws, scarlet macaw, blue-and-yellow macaw, birdwatching, Tambopata National Reserve

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Macaws are one the first birds than come to mind when we dream about a trip to beautiful, tropical locales. However, despite images of these big, beautiful birds gracing the pages and ads of island getaways and tropical resorts, those aren't the places where they naturally occur. Although they are popular pets, in nature, these big parrots are birds of wild tropical forest habitats, and the heart of their range is situated in the Amazon rainforest.

 

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Harpy Diaries: Is Dad Gone?Understanding Harpy Eagle Parental Care

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM / by Daniel Couceiro posted in Harpy Eagle, HarpyCam, harpy eagle nest, harpy eagle chick, Tambopata National Reserve

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