Check out four amazing shots from one of our favorite feeds. Follow WCS Peru for more.
1. A jaguar
The most powerful predator in the Americas can be found from Mexico to Argentina. Peru is an important stronghold for it because the small mammals it eats are abundant there.
The largest rodent in the world, the capybara is known to stick close to the water as protection from predators.
3. Yellow-spotted Amazon River turtles
One of the largest South American river turtle species. Here toying with a swarm of colorful butterflies.
4. A red howler monkey
These guys are aptly named—their cries echo for miles.
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