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Wildlife you can see in Wasai Lodge & Expeditions

Species

Description

Chance to seeing it

Macaws

Large colourful parrot, which is endangered

Almost guaranteed

Caimans

3 species including the black caiman

Almost guaranteed

Parrots

More than 15 species are easily found at any time.

Almost guaranteed

Jaguar

Biggest cat in the Americas grows up to 1.9 m .

Good in the right time and in key locations

Tapir

Related to the rhinoceros, weighs up to 380 kg .

Slim , (just footprints)

Capibara

The largest rodent on the world

Almost guaranteed

Monkeys

Different species squirrel, capuchin, outus etc are easily found at any time in large troops.

Excellent

Anaconda

World biggest snake, can grow to 18 m .

Good in the right time and in key locations

Howler monkey

The chorus is the loudest sound made by any animal in the world

Good and almost certain to hear it.

River turtles

Different species of big fresh water turtles

Almost guaranteed

Giant river Otter

Almost 2 m . in length is the world biggest otter.

Good

Birds

Tambopata has the world record in number of species in one hectare.  For more details  link to  birds of wasai

Almost guaranteed more than 200 species in 4 days

Pecaries

There are some families who lives around the lodge

Excellent

Fiches

This section of the river is famous for its great variety

Almost guaranteed

Butterflies

 We have the world record in number of species

Almost guaranteed

sloth

 It is the slowest of all land animal

Almost guaranteed at WML

Wasai  has three clay licks of mammals  where many species, as tapirs, peccaries , deers such as it´s predator meet every day  to eat the soils rich in minerals,

Also  we use two clay licks of birds one of parrots just walking from the lodge and a second of  macaws at Tambopata river were is possible to observe many species of parrots and big macaws.

 

 

Animals Recorded at Wasai

(Rain forest)

Mammals

 

English Name

 

Scientific name

Nombre Locale

Location Observed

Evidence of Prescence

1

Night Monkey

Aotus nigriceps

Musmuqui

WML, WTL, SL

 

2

Dusky Titi Monkey

Callicebus moloch

Tocon

WTL, SL, CC, RT

 

3

Squirrel Monkey

Saimini sciureus

Mono Fraile

WTL, SL, CC

 

4

Brown Capuchin Monkey

Cebus apella

Machin Negro

WTL, SL, CC, RT

 

5

White-fronted Capuchin Monkey

Cebus albifrons

Machin Blanco

WTL*, SL*

 

6

Red Howler Monkey

Alouatta seniculus

Cotomono

WTL, SL, CC, RT

 

7

Saddleback Tamarin

Saguinus fuscicollis

Picchico Comun

WTL, SL, CA

 

8

Brazilian Tapir

Tapirus terrestris

Sachavaca

CC, RT

WTL

9

Brazilian Rabbit

Sylvilagus brasiliensis

Conejo de Monte

SL

 

10

South American Coati

Nasua nasua

Coati

WTL

 

11

Neotropical Otter

Lutra longicandis

Nutria de Rio

RT, RG

 

12

Giant Otter

Pteronura brasiliensis

Lobo de Rio

RT, SL, CL

 

13

Capybara

Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris

Ronsoco

RT

RM, RG

14

Southern Amazonian Red Squirrel

Sciurus Spadiceus

Ardilla Rojo

WTL, CC, SL, CA

 

15

Bolivian Squirrel

Sciurus Ignitus

Ardilla Gris

WTL, CC

 

16

Brown Agouti

Dasyprocta variegata

Aņuje

WTL, CC, SL, CA

 

17

Paca Agouti

Agouti paca

Picuro

WTL*, CA, SL

WTL

18

Collared Peccary

Tayassu tajacu

Sajino

WTL, CC

 

19

White-Lipped Peccary

Tayassu pecari

Huangana

WTL, CC

 

20

Red Brocket Deer

Mazama americana

Venado Rojo

WTL, CC, SL, RT

CA

21

Gray Brocket Deer

Mazama gouazoubira

Venado Gris

WTL, SL

 

22

Southern Tamandua

Tamandua tetradactyla

Tamandua

WTL, RT

 

23

Jaguar

Panthera onca

Otorongo/ Jaguar/Tigre

CC

WTL, RT, CA*

24

Puma

Puma concolor

Puma Colorado

 

WTL, SL

25

Ocelote

Leopardus pardalis

Tigrillo

CC

WTL

26

Jaguarundi

Herpailurus yajuarundi

Yaguarundi

WTL1

WTL, CA, CC

27

Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth

Bradypus variegatus

Perezoso

WML, RT*

 

27

Hoffmann`s Two-Toed Sloth

Choloepus hoffmanni

Perezoso

WML

 

28

Tayra

Eira barbara

Manko

WTL, CC, RT

 

29

Kinkajou

Potos flavus

Chosna

SL, RT

 

30

Nine-Banded Long-Nosed Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus

Carachupa

WTL

 

31

Amazon Bamboo Rat

Dactylomys Dactylinus

Pacamama

 

WTL, CC, RT

32

Common Opposum

Didelphis marsupialis

 

WML, WTL

CC

33

Mouse Opposum (sp)

Marmosa fam

 

WTL

 

34

Spiny Tree Rat

Mesomys hispidus

 

WTL

 

Reptiles & Amphibians

 

English Name

Scientific name

Nombre Locale

Location Observed

Evidence of Prescence

1

Yellow Side-Necked Turtle

Podocnemus unifilis

Tortuga/Taricaya

RT, CA, RG

 

2

Yellow-Footed Tortoise

Geochelone denticulata

Motelo

WTL

CC

3

Black Caiman

Melanosuchus niger

Caiman Negro

LS, RT

 

4

Narrow-Snouted Spectacled Caiman

Caiman crocodylus

Caiman Blanco

RT, CA, RG, RM

 

5

Jungle Runner Lizard

Ameiva ameiva

Lagartija

WML, WTL, SL, CA, CC

 

6

Tegu Lizard

Tupinambis teguixin

Iguana

SL, WTL

 

7

Anoles Lizards

(Polychrotidae fam)

 

WTL, SL, CC

 

8

Gekkos

(Gekkonidae fam)

Gekko

WML, WTL

 

9

Bushmaster Snake

Lachesis muta

Shushupe

WTL

 

10

Coral Snakes

(Elapidae fam)

 

WTL*

 

11

Anaconda

Eunectes murinus

Anaconda

RT, SL*

 

12

Boa Constrictor

Boa constrictor

Boa

RT

 

13

Rainbow Boa

Epicrates cenchria

Boa

WTL

 

14

Greenish snakes

(Colubridae fam)

 

WTL, CC, CA

 

15

Dead Leaf Toad/Crest Toad

Bufo typhonius

 

WTL

 

16

Cane Toad

Bufo marinus

 

WTL, SL

 

17

Poison Dart Frog

Epipidobates trivitatus

 

WTL

 

18

Tree Frogs

(Hylidae fam)

Ranas arboreal

WTL, SL, WML

 

19

Rain Frogs

(Leptodactylldea fam)

 

WTL, WML, SL

 

Notes:

These are species recorded by Resident Naturalists at Wasai Lodge & Expeditions from April - Nov 2000. * indicates species reported by other staff working for Wasai Lodge & Expeditions. Evidence of presence is idicated by footprints, sound or dead animals/skin. (This list is not indicative of the species that would be seen on a typical Wasai tour).

Locations:

WML = Wasai Maldonado Lodge in Puerto Maldonado

WTL = Wasai Tambopata Lodge (this includes all the forest around the lodge as far as Baltimore Community, River Gato and the Mammal Collpa). WTL1 is a sighting on the trail from km37 to Baltimore Community.

CC = Chuncho Collpa (this includes the two collpas and the forest surrounding them)

RT = River Tambopata (this includes the river and itīs banks and animals seen from the river)

RM = River Madre de Dios (this includes the river and itīs banks and animals seen from the river)

RG = River Gato (this includes the river and itīs banks and animals seen from the river)

SL = Sandoval Lake (this includes the forest from the River Madre de Dios to the lake and the forest around the lake, as well as the lake itself)

CL = Condenado Lake (this includes the forest from the River Madre de Dios to the lake and the forest around the lake, as well as the lake itself)

CA= Cachuela (this includes all the land on the "island" north of Puerto Maldonado, but most records relate to the area close to the road up to km 13.