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Animals In Bolivia
There are many different types of animals in Bolivia that can be found throughout the country. Bolivia is home to thousands of species of animals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians and insects.
Wildlife in Bolivia is diverse, from the high peaks of the Andes to the tropical rainforests of the Amazon, to the Pantanal wetlands and the arid scrublands and grasslands of the Gran Chaco, Bolivia's extraordinary range of geography and climate supports one of the most diverse wildlife countries in the world.
See below for photos of some of the animals in Bolivia. You can also add your own photo of Bolivian animals.
More Wildlife in Bolivia
Bolivian Amazon - Animals In Bolivia
Freshwater dolphins can be found in rivers of the Bolivian Amazon. Great places to spot dolophins is on a boat tour in one of the rivers near Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
Many species of caiman crocodiles can be found throughout the rivers of the Bolivian Amazon. Great places to spot caiman is in one of the many rivers near the town of Rurrenabaque, Bolivia. Also, the wetlands of the Pantanals contain one of the highest concentration of caiman in the world.
Capybara is the world's largest rodent and is an animal in Bolivia that can be seen throughout the Amazon and the Pantanals.
Sloths can be found throughout the Bolivian Rainforest
Piranhas can be found throughout the rivers in the Bolivian Amazon and in the Pantanals.
Bolivian Andes - Altiplano Region
When people think of animals in Bolivia, the first animal that comes to mind is the llama, which is found throughout highland region of the Andes Mountains. Although llamas are hardly wild, having been domesticated for centuries in the Andean highlands, you're bound to see plenty of them near La Paz and Uyuni.
The southern Altiplano of Bolivia in the Salar de Uyuni region is the habitat of flamingos. Colonies of Andean flamingos and Jamess flamingos can be can be found living near shallow lakes which are feeding and breeding grounds for flamingos.
The Spectacled Bear, also known as the Andean Bear is a rare and endangered animal that lives in the Andes mountains in South America, near tree lines and are the only bear species found in Latin America. Their survival has depended mostly on their ability to climb even the tallest trees of the Andes.
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