he Bahuaja - Sonene National Park
was established on July 17, 1996 through Law (D.S.) N 012-96-AG. The area of Tambopata Candamo was created after it with the participation of the population of Madre de Dios and Puno.
This National Park is located in the departments of Madre de Dios and Puno provinces of Tambopata and Sandia respectively. It has a surface of 537,053.25 hectares corresponding to the National Sanctuary of Pampas del Heath, has a borderline with the National Park of Madidi in
Bolivia. We con find several animals in danger of extinction like the giant outter and the river wolf (Pteronura brasiliense), the wild dog (Speothos venaticus), the black alligator (Melanosuchus niger), the aguila harpía (Harpya harpija).
In the river heath we can find the famous collpas of
guacamayos -macaws- and other animals. The main purpose of this park is the conservation of the environment and the protection of the wild flora and fauna of the park.
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