The balancing of development with conservation is the most important
challenge in developing countries. In the north of La Paz, tractors
are opening roads, fragmenting the habitat, but are really necessary
for local people's development and access.
A young tapir searching for food. This species is threatened by loss
of habitat and over-hunting for food..
This little anteater inhabits rain forests and is distinguished
by its attractive color.
The camera captures a capuchin monkey before it escapes into the
forest. This species is common within its range of distribution but
affected by illegal trade. It is common to find this monkey in the
cities as a pet.