large area of this Bolivian park covers several ecosystems including wooded
savannah, the mountains and Amazon rain forest. Noel Kempff park contains
over 4,000 species of plants, 130 species of mammals, 620 species of birds
and 70 species of reptiles and many more. Many of these species are
considered rare and are on the verge of extinction due to deforestation and
hunting. National park is named after famous Professor Noel Kempff Mercado
who devoted his entire life to study the ecosystem of the preserve. In 2000
Noel Kempff National Park was added to UNESCO World Heritage list.