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A peruvian caiman  
   

A peruvian caiman

Caimans are like the alligators of South America.
Welcome to the jungle...

September 1st 2006
We left Cusco after an amazing stay and boarded a 12 seater Cessna for Manu Wildlife Center, which is located 45 minutes east of Cusco by air in the Peruvian Amazon. The landing strip was a patch of grass...that´s when we knew we weren´t in Kansas anymore. The ¨airport¨ was an open air thatched building near the runway and the baggage claim was a wheel barrel. We were welcomed by a pale winged ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Manu National Park

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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