Video from the Amazon Conservation Project

Video from the Amazon Conservation Project

Posted by Sam Hopkins on 4th Apr 2014

Following on from last week's Amazon blog, we have been fortunate enough this week to receive some amazing video footage from the project. Located in the Manu Biosphere Reserve in Peru, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is a fantastic project allowing volunteers to really get immersed into rainforest life!

What's more, Manu is renowned as being one of the most species-rich locations anywhere on the planet! Here you'll have the chance of seeing some of the Amazon's most iconic species, including caiman, macaws at the nearby clay-lick, spider monkeys, giant anteaters, giant otters, and if you're lucky that most elusive and magnificent of the Amazon's inhabitants: the jaguar!

It really is a fantastic project, and as volunteer Anne-Marie says:

"Thank you so much for what has been one of the best things I have ever done. It is great that there are organisations like you out there who are working so hard on projects like this and we should all be very grateful to you for that. I couldn't have asked for anything better. It has made me appreciate a lot of things that I take for granted and I hope that I can improve myself from my new found knowledge."

Anyway enough of the talking – let the video speak for itself!

For more information on this incredible once in a lifetime experience, please visit the project page or subscribe to our new Google Plus page here for regular updates!


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