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Slightly less cuddly, but often interesting to observe in action, White Caimans are one of four caiman species that prowl the Tambopata. (Photo by Bill Byers.)
A huge highlight of our time on the river is a visit to the clay lick (ccolpa), near Chuncho, Peru, which hosts many dozens of macaws and parrots each afternoon. These Red-and-green Macaws all seemed to have a different approach to eating this mineral-rich clay, some suspended upside down from branches, others clinging to the cliffs as they dug in. (Photo by Bill Byers.)
We could certainly stop now. That would be a great tour already. But the hits just kept coming for Jesse and his group! This male Golden-collared Toucanet posed beautifully ...