Take time to explore these sites for more information about the rainforest. You’ll find detailed information about the areas of interest and research that are part of the Shiripuno Lodge mission. These are great resources for learning about people working in these fields, and people around the world working for environmental conservation.
Comments & Books
Below is a list of books to read before you come to the Amazon.
Tropical Nature by Adrian Forsyth and Ken Miyata
Birds of Ecuador by R. S. Ridgely and P.J. Greenfield
Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide by Louise H. Emmons
The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America by Jonathan A. Campbell
Guide to the frogs of the Iquitos Region, Amazonian Peru by L. O. Rodriguez and W. E. Duellman
Butterflies of Costa Rica by Phil DeVries
Latin American Insects and Entomology by Charles Hogue
A Field Guide to the Families and Genera of Woody Plants of Northwest South America by Alwyn H. Gentry