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Madidi National Park Fauna

MadidiThere 733 species of fauna listed as living in Madidi National Park. These include almost all taxonomic groups of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. Among the mammals are found the spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus), the Andean cat (Felis jacobita), the Andean deer (Hippocamelus antisensis), the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), the puma (Felis concolor), the jaguar (Panthera onca), the Ocelot (Felis pardalis), the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari albirostris), the marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus), Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), the spider monkey (Ateles paniscus), the red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) and various members of the Callitrichidae family. A new primate species of the Callicebus genus has been found, whose species name (aureipalatii) was recently established through an international online auction to benefit the protected area.

Madidi620 species of birds have been registered although there are an estimated 1,100 species in the Park - around 90% of the birds found in Bolivia.  The Park is home to such species as Ash-breasted Tit Tyrant (Anairetes alpinus) the crested eagle (Oroaetus isidori), the cock of the rock (Rupicola peruviana), the harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja), the endemic humming birds (Oreotrochilus adela and Aglaeactis pamela), alongside endangered species such as the Rufous-faced Antpitta (Grallaria erythrotis) which is endemic to the region, Lepthastenura yanacensis, Asthenes urubambensis, Tangara ruficervix and Hemispingus trifasciatus