The author taking pictures at Madidi National Park. This protected
area, on the border with Tambopata´s National Park in Peru, is considered
one hotspot in the world for conservation, with the highest rates of
biodiversity in the area.
Considered once to be the god of the rain forest, jaguars still roam
these habitats but are endangered in almost their whole range of distribution.
Once hunted for their valuable fur, other influences are threatening
this wonderful species, including loss of habitat, disturbance of their
habitats by cattle and hunting by cattle-owners to protect their herds.
The majestic Titicaca Lake is the highest lake in the world. Located
on the Peruvian-Bolivian border, it represents all the magic and beliefs
of local communities, which still sail the lake in traditional Totora