"Giant River Otter" Tambopata Things to Do Tip by jadedmuse

Tambopata Things to Do: 3 reviews and 2 photos

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by jadedmuse

We took an excursion to a nearby lake where indigenous giant river otter supposedly live. I don't know if it was the time of year that we went or what, but we never saw any otter, giant or otherwise! In fact, I didn't really didn't see much of anything during the 2 hour boat-float...the biggest thrill was observing a family of bats resting on a tree at the river's edge, and a flock of parrots flapping around the trees overhead. To be honest, I don't even know what a giant river otter looks like, so this one might be worth studying before you decide to go on this particular excursion vs. another one that might be offered at the same time. There are usually several different programs going on simultaneously, so there's always a rotation of activity from which to choose.

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  • Written Mar 3, 2004
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