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    Arañas / Spiders

    by elpariente Written Mar 6, 2007

    Tanto en las marchas que se hacen de día como las que se hacen de noche es frecuente ver arañas con sus telarañas
    In the day and night walks you may see very often the spiders and their webs

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    Loros / Macaws

    by elpariente Updated Mar 6, 2007

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    No es fácil ver a los loros y guacamayos de cerca , pero si se les puede ver volando bastante alto con su vuelo carcterístico
    It is not easy to see the parrots and macaws near , but you see them very often flying quite high with their characteristic fly

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    Pájaros / Birds

    by elpariente Updated Mar 6, 2007

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    Es una pena no entender de pájaros pues se ve una gran variedad de ellos y el guía aparte de conocerlos todos te da una lista para que al final del día puedas comprobar los que has visto
    It is a pity not understand of birds , because you can see a great variety f them and the guide besides to know all them he gives you a check list in order that at the end of the day you may cross check those that you have seen

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    Monos / Monkeys

    by elpariente Written Mar 6, 2007

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    En Manu se pueden ver y oír bastantes monos , incluso en el campamento donde te despiertan al amanecer los monos aulladores
    Entre otros vimos : monos choros , cotomonos , martines negros y blancos , frailecitos
    In Manu you may see and listen a great variety of monkeys , even in the camp where they wake up you with their howls
    we could see : woolly monkeys , red howlers , white and brown capuchin and squirrel monkeys

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    Lobos de río / River wolfs

    by elpariente Written Mar 6, 2007

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    En la Cocha del Salvador vimos las Nutrias Gigantes , que también las llaman lobos de río . Es una especie en extinción que vive tranquilamente en esta zona en grupos de siete u ocho miembros , los padres y un par de generaciones de hijos y puedes verlas pescando , comiendo , nadando e incluso en algunos casos se acercan curiosos a observarte
    In the Salvador Cocha we saw the Giant Otters , also named River Wolfs . It is an animal in danger of extinction and lives peacefully on this area in groups of seven or eight members , the parents and one or two generations of children and you may see them fishing ,
    eating ,swimming and some times they come curious to watch you

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    Colpa de - Loros - Parrots

    by elpariente Written Mar 6, 2007

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    Por la mañana muy temprano acuden a las colpas ( Kolpa en Quechua = tierra salada ) cientos de loros verdes que comen arcilla para purgarse y añadir a su dieta piedras , que les ayudan a digerir , sales y minerales
    Early in the morning hundreds of green parrots go to the colpas ( Kolka in Quechua = salted earth) and they eat clay as purgative and to include in their diet stones that help them to digest , salts and minerals

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    Animals : Caimanes

    by elpariente Updated Mar 6, 2007

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    A la orilla del río se pueden ver los caimanes que salen tranquilamente a las playas de arena
    Por la noche en la Cocha del Salvador apuntando la linterna a las orillas se puede ver como brillan los ojos de los caimanes , dos puntitos brillantes en medio de la oscuridad
    On the river banks you may see the caimans that go out pacefully to the sand beaches or to the trees in the shore
    at night in Salvador Cocha directing a lantern to the shore you may see how the Cayman eyes bright , two brilliant small points in the middle of the dark

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    Animales : Tortugas / Animals : Turtles

    by elpariente Written Mar 6, 2007

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    Es muy frecuente ver tortugas que salen del agua y se colocan en los troncos a tomar el sol
    Ver como revolotean las mariposas alrededor de las tortugas para coger la sal que tienen en sus lágrimas es... ( no se que adjetivo utilizar)
    It is very frequent to see the turtles on the bank logs sun bathing´
    To see how the butterflies move around the turtles to get the salt that they have in their tears is some thing...(I do not know what adjective to use)

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    2.500 a 300 m

    by elpariente Written Mar 5, 2007

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    Cuando vas en avión de Cuzco a Manu pasas de los 2.500 m sobrevolando la sierra y siguiendo al río Urubamba hasta que casi de repente llegas a los 300m donde se ve un bosque verde que parece un mar cortado tan sólo por los ríos que lo atraviesan
    When you go by plane from Cuzco to Manu you pass from the 2.500m over the mountains and following the Urubamba river and then practically without noticing you reach the 300 m where you see a green forest that looks like a sea only broken by the rivers that cross it

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    Niños de - Pilcopata - Children

    by elpariente Written Mar 7, 2007

    En Pilcopata paramos y nos dió tiempo de ver como jugaban los niños con un loro
    In Pilcopata we stopped and we had time to see how children were playing with a parrot

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    Nidos de Oropendola / Oropendula nest

    by elpariente Updated Mar 6, 2007

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    Las oropéndolas hacen sus nidos que parecen unas bolsas en las ramas más altas de los árboles
    The oropendulas make their nests that look like bags in the highest branches of the trees

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    Garzas / Herons

    by elpariente Updated Mar 6, 2007

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    A la orilla del río se pueden ver varias especies de garzas
    5bIn the river banks you may watch different types of herons

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