Peru: Sierra del Divisor


The links below are to articles reporting on news regarding a possible new national park in Peru.

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http://news.mongabay.com/2015/07/satellites-spot-deforestation-in-almost-approved-peruvian-national-park/
http://news.mongabay.com/2015/07/will-sierra-del-divisor-soon-become-perus-newest-national-park/

Peru: Replica Spiders


The link below is to an article reporting on a new species of spider that builds life-size replicas of itself.

For more visit:
http://theweek.com/article/index/238036/the-spider-that-builds-its-own-lifelike-decoys”>

Article: New Bird Species Discovered in Peru


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new bird species in central Peru’s Cloud Forest. The bird has been called the Sira Barbet. The article features a photo of the bird.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0807-hance-sira-barbet.html

Peru: Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Under Threat


The Peruvian government is planning to abolish a reserve that protects the territory of an as yet uncontacted Amazon tribe in Peru. Thankfully the tribes territory extends into Brazil and this section of their territory appears safe for the time being.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0601-survival_murunahua.html