Manu National Park

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Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

The park is located between the provinces of Manu (Madre de Dios) and Paucartambo (Cusco), and includes the territories on the eastern slopes of the Andes in the Peruvian Amazon jungle. The area is inhabited by a large number of tribes, the majority of which currently have no contact with the rest of the world. The park is also a paradise of 20,000 varieties of plants, 1,200 species of birds, 200 mammal species and a currently unknown number of reptiles, amphibians and insects.

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