With its array of geographical regions, ecosystems and climate types, it should come as no surprise that Peru is a country with a wealth of different flora and fauna. From the tops of the Andes Mountains to the coast, desert and even the jungle, there are plenty of different places to encounter an array of different Peruvian animals.
Join us as we roam the length and breadth of this unique country in search of its most fascinating native species.
Animals that live in the Andes Mountains of Peru
One of the most well-known animals of Peru would be the alpaca. Often confused with the llama (they are pretty similar), this native Peruvian animal is often found in the Andes Mountains regions of Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile as well. (more…)