Nature pictures from Peru
Peru is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. It was also the center of the advanced Inca civilization which, despite its short existence, made lasting contributions in architecture, agriculture, astronomy, and political organization.
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Brief background on Peru
Peru is a country located in South America that is known for its stunning natural beauty. The country is home to a diverse range of ecosystems, including the Amazon rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and the Pacific coast. This diverse range of environments has resulted in a wide range of flora and fauna, making Peru a popular destination for ecotourists.
One of the main attractions for ecotourists in Peru is the Amazon rainforest, which covers over 60% of the country. The rainforest is home to an estimated 16,000 species of plants, 1,300 species of birds, and more than 500 species of mammals. The Amazon is also home to numerous indigenous communities who have lived in harmony with the forest for centuries.
Another popular destination for ecotourists in Peru is the Andes Mountains, which run the length of the country and are home to a wide range of ecosystems, including cloud forests, alpine meadows, and snowy peaks. The Andes are home to a variety of wildlife, including llamas, alpacas, and condors.
In addition to the Amazon rainforest and the Andes Mountains, Peru is also home to a beautiful coastline along the Pacific Ocean. The coast is home to numerous beaches, as well as the Ballestas Islands, which are home to a variety of marine life, including seals, penguins, and sea lions.
Overall, Peru is a stunning country that is rich in natural beauty and is a popular destination for ecotourists from all over the world. Whether you're interested in exploring the rainforest, hiking in the Andes, or relaxing on the beach, Peru has something for everyone.
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