Fauna and Flora
Rurrenabaque's territory contains areas with different ecological characteristics which is a main factor for the biological diversity. 4,838 species of vascular plants were recorded along with 500 species of fish, 72 species of mammals, 56 species of reptiles and 35 species of amphibians. There are 3 types of forests in this region: the evergreen forest, the subandean pluvial forest and the humid low Yungas forest or high amazonic forest. Among the most common animals you'll find are the blue bearded macaw, a variety of monkeys, the wetland deer, the tatu (giant armadillo), the pink river dolphin, the river turtle, the anteater, lizards, caimans, snakes and if you are lucky you can even spot a cougar or a jaguar.
Toro Toro 329 plant species have been registered and 49 animal species. Some of the interesting animals of the region are the taruca (andean deer), cougar (andean cat) and the red-fronted macaw.