Shiripuno is getting better and better;now there is no loggers anymore,weare encountering bigger mammals such as Jaguar, Pumas, Tapirs, Peccaries; despiting with the seven species of monkeys and the 450 species of birds.
Macaws are so abundat that you want to shut them, very noicy animals.
I grew up in the Ecuadorian Rainforest, in a remote village: Misahualli; famous in the golden days for the expeditions throught out the Ecuadorian Amazon, a great schools of experienced leaders I had; The natives were my trusted companions in all my trips.
I try the University with a dream to become a Doctor in medicine, but the lack of funding slam my dream, but the forest show me a different story: Natural History;
A handful of naturalist came to the Amazon, lets name a few of them: Alfred R. Wallace, Henry Bates, Richard E. Schultes, Ted Parker and others, they inspired me to look for pa... full info