he Cutervo National Parkis the first
natural crew in this category which was estabilished by Law N 13694, on September 9, 1961 in Peru SINANPE was created after this law.
This park is located in the department of Cajamarca, province of Cutervo, district of San Andres
de Cutervo, it has a surface of 2,500 hectares, Its mainattractive is the Guacharos Cave, located at one hour walk from San Andrés.
In this cave we can find a colony of guacharos which is a nocturnal bird (Steatornis caripensis) and there is a stream
which flows under this caves where the catfish (Astroblepus rosei) lives. This park counts on menaced wild animals, like for example; jaguar (Panthera onca), the ocelot (Leopardus Pardalis), the spectaded bear (Tremarctos ornatus) the outter (lutra longicaudis), the wild cat (Oncifelis colocolo), the tapir (Tapicus pinchaque) and the national bird called Gallito de las Rocas (Rupicola Peruviana).
The flora in this park is rich and varied and even count on some endemic species. There are weedy places, foggy forest very beauty archids and a vast forest made up of trees like cascarilla (Cinchona sp.) cedar (Cedreia sp) oak tree (Nectandra sp.) and walnut tree (Juglans neotropica) .
The main goal of this area is to protect the flora and fauna, as soon as the conservation of the landscape beauty in the (Chain of Mountains) Cordillera de los Tarros.
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