The western Amazon rainforest, found in Peru, is known to have the greatest diversity of flora and fauna found in the world.
This region is referred to as the “Green Paradise” of the Amazon Rainforest. Within this region there exist exceptional national parks and reserves that contain the best wildlife viewing experiences to be found in the Amazon. Exceeding 1.1 million acres, its approx. 1,600 square miles covers appreciably more land area than does the state of Rhode Island (1045 sq. mi). The number of primate species is the highest of any protected park or reserve in the world. Primate Species List. Scientists studying birds, amphibians, and plants have found the respective species assemblages to be “outstanding, unusual and exceptional.”