Tag Archive for: las piedras

Peru and Brazil, by Jinnie Yeo

This is a blog entry by the very talented travel writer, photographer and good friend of Dave’s, Jinnie Yeo.  Jinnie, Jo, Alex and Brendon (Dave’s friends from London) came to visit him in Peru in May 2013 and had a chance to see what Fauna Forever does in the rainforest.  If you want to know […]

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Appearance of Uncontacted Indigenous Groups in Rio Las Piedras – The Need for Action – by Rob Williams (Frankfurt Zoological Society)

Taken from www.zgf.de and written by Rob Williams The last three days have seen an incredible thing happen in SE Peru. Some 60-80 indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation (often called “uncontacted”) have appeared on the Las Piedras River, on the beaches opposite the village of Monte Salvado. They are considered to be of Mashco Piro […]

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Mongabay Feature: Jaguars, tapirs, oh my!: Amazon explorer films shocking wildlife bonanza in threatened forest

Story courtesy of Mongabay.com Watching a new video by Amazon explorer, Paul Rosolie, one feels transported into a hidden world of stalking jaguars, heavyweight tapirs, and daylight-wandering giant armadillos. This is the Amazon as one imagines it as a child: still full of wild things. In just four weeks at a single colpa (or clay […]

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Fauna Forever Blog 1 by Matt de Couto

Phase 1 First of all I’ll explain the phases.  We are spending most of our time in the field in ARCC (Amazon Research and Conservation Centre).  It’s currently a tourist lodge based along the Las Piedras River in Madre de Dios.  To get there from The Fauna Forever house based in Puerto Maldonado it takes […]

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A behavioural observation of two Didelphis marsupialis (Common Opossum)

…The transect began at 18:30, which seems to be a good time for mammals. About that time everyone starts moving around, foraging, hunting, hiding in the darkness. The trail itself ran loosely towards the river, dipping from terra firme into floodplain, crossing clear streams with sandy beds on fallen giant trees before abruptly turning east […]

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Video of Herpetofauna Team Catching Young 2.5 meter Anaconda (Eunectes murinus)

. Fauna Forever volunteers working in the Las Piedras area of Tambopata in Peru’s Amazon Rainforest caught a juvenile Anaconda. The team of herpetofauna experts and volunteers were able to take important research data and observations about the animal before releasing it safely back into the wild. Caught by: Brian Crnobrna Age: Juvenile Sex: Female […]

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Capturing Caiman, Las Piedras, Tree-climbing and The Anaconda – by Patrick Champagne

Patrick is a Research & Conservation Intern from Canada, focussing mostly on forest caiman. Las Piedras Biodiversity Station is an ecotourist site and research station located 2 days upriver from Puerto Maldonado. During my time at Las Piedras, three primary habitats where surveyed for Paleosuchus trigonatus and P. palpebrosus. For a long portion of our […]

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