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Manu National Park

Where

Manu National Park.

Partly in the Departments of Madre de Dios and Cusco, in the Provinces of Manu and Paucartambo, Peru.

Links

Info Manu
Info Unesco
Wikipedia Manu
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Description

Since 1987 Manu National Park Unesco World Heritage Site. Manu National Park Biosphere Reserve is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. Manu is divided into three large zones:
The National Park with 1’532 806 hectares.
Reserved Zone with 257,000 hectares.
Transitional or Cultural Zone with 120,000 hectares.
Its Total Territory is 1’716,295 hectares. The Manu has the world record in number of species of amphibians and reptiles. It is also the habitat of jaguars, tigers, pumas, multiple lizards and a great diversity of monkeys, fish and birds. As well as it has a very rich flora.