Volunteering in the Amazon


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May 9th 2006
Published: May 9th 2006
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The Shiripuno Research Center is situated in the most remote place of the Ecuadorian Amazon, Behind the Yasuni National Park and inside the Waorani Anthropological Reserve at 90 km (55,92 mi) south from Coca, is looking for volunteers, to work in the Butterfly Study, and making The Trail Network, from 1 month to 3 month promise.

Volunteering hand is always rewarded, for the people interested are one the best way to learn about the Amazon.

Contact: Fernando Vaca (vaca@shiripunoresearch.org)



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The butterflies in the forest advertise their unpalatability.
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Siproeta sp.

The butterflies cover all the habitats in the Amazon, most of their Natural History is still unknown.


9th May 2006

Great Wildlife
The wildlife you can see is amazing, wooly monkey, spider monkey, tapir, peccary. All the time you are going to be with Oscar, Who is running the study and knws all about the place, great fun.

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