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Peruvian Amazon

Peruvian Amazon

Overview

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Peruvian Amazon is considered as the lungs of humanity. It is one of the few wild zones where man has not caused harm and still is not present.

The Peruvian Amazon hosts a great amount of species, unique in many places and non-existent in other parts of the world. The Peruvian Amazon is singled out for its beauty and for the species which inhabited the jungle. There are some species of birds that are still surprising scientists, insects that are still being registered little by little, and reptiles that were not known to exist that only live in the Peruvian Amazon.

The Peruvian Amazon has many parks and biological reserves that are about the size of many European nations. Certain reserves are forbidden to enter without a special permit given by the Peruvian State.

The Peruvian Amazon has different regions and divisions, beginning with the cloudy forest high up in the mountains and descending down to the start of the Amazon plains. Many millenary towns developed inside the Amazon.

Geography

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Peruvian Amazony considered as the lung of humanity, is of the few wild zones where man has not caused harm and still is not present.

Peruvian jungle hosts a great amount of species, extinguished in other places and non-existing in other parts of the world, Peruvian jungle is single for its beauty and for the species for which it is inhabited, species of birds that are still surprising the cientists, some insects that are being registered little by little, reptiles that were not known and species that only exist in the Peruvian amazonic jungle.

The Peruvian jungle has many parks and biological reserves, that have individually the size of many European nations, it exists reserves to which are forbidden the entrance of persons also of cientists without a special permission given by the Peruvian State. It exists different regions and divisions of the Peruvian jungle, the cloudy forest is the beginning before descending to the amazonic plain, many millenary towns got developed inside the amazonic jungle.



Economy

The economy within the cities, towns and villages in the Amazon is based on extractive mining, logging (with the exception of certain species of trees protected by Peruvian laws) agriculture, and the production of fruits and medicinal plants.



History

The history of the Peruvian Amazon jungle is composed of different tribes within the region, Incan warriors use to go to certain spots only since the Antisuyo( parts of the jungles) were considered dangerous and unknown filled with giant beasts that could devour them.

One of the greatest civilizations to still exist within the Amazon jungle are the Chachapoyas, which are located in the northern region of the Peruvian Amazon jungle.



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