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Pacaya Samiria is located in Peru in the department of Loreto at 180 Km. (115 miles) of Iquitos. It covers an area of 2080000 hectares and is the largest national reserve in Peru.

The name of Pacaya Samiria comes from the names of two rivers that run through it: Pacaya and Samiria. The Reserve has a great diversity of wildlife as well as aquatic life: 449 bird species, 102 mammals, 69 reptiles, 58 amphibians, 256 fish and 1,204 plants.