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A brief night-walk in the Rainforest

Reserva Amazonica is situated in the midst the vast natural expanse of the Peruvian Rainforest next to the Madre de Dios river allowing intense contact with nature.
A brief night walk outside th lodge provides an encounter with a large tarantula
and several white caymans, a rare species from the crocodile family.

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