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Peru Creates New National Park to Protect Two Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest

Story by Peru

Posted: June 18, 2018

The new Yaguas National Park is located in the northern region of Loreto, near the Colombian border, and will help protect the incredible biodiversity of Peru’s Amazon region, including many types of freshwater fish and threatened wildlife such as giant otters, Amazonian river dolphins and manatees.

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