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Jungle keeper Paul Rosolie in New York City

Few places in South America are as remote, wild and biodiverse than the Madre de Dios (Mother of God) region in southeastern Peru. Found in western Amazonia the Madre de Dios is where the Andes Mountains drastically meet the Amazon fluvial valley in southeastern Peru. The sheer contrast between mountain habitats and jungle lowlands produces a unique community of plants and animals, a hotspot for biodiversity found nowhere else on earth.

 

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