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Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve (Reserva
Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is situated
16 mi (25 km) from Iquitos in Maynas
Province of Peru. The nature reserve covers an area of 58,069.9 ha.
Location: 16 mi (25 km) from Iquitos, Maynas
Area: 58,069.9 ha
Tel. 065 265 515
Info: Oficina IIAP, Av. A Quinones KM2.5, Iquitos
Description of Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve
Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is a
protected area in Loreto Region, Maynas Province in North- East area
of Peru. The closest largest settlement is a town of Iquitos
situated around 23 km (14 miles) from the park entrance. Most of
area of Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is accessible only by
waters of the Nanay River and its tributaries.
Most of this area is dominated by the Amazon Rain
Forest that is famous for its rich biodiversity of various animals
and plants. Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is particularly
famous for endemic species of endangered primate that are only found
here and nowhere else. This includes the Equatorial Saki Monkey and
the Yellow- handed Titi Monkey.
Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is home to
over 1900 species of plants, 475 species of birds, over 140 speceis
of reptiles, over 70 species of amphibians, more than 90 species of
parasitic wasps and many other animals.