Tree Top Manu - Amazon’s rarest and most elusive wildlife on video

Back in September 2015, we featured the first rare glimpses of rare Peruvian animals taken in camera traps—part of the Sustainable Manu conservation project run by PhD student Andy Whitworth & Research Fellow Dr Ross McLeod. Late last year the team released new video footage that has captured some of the Amazon’s rarest and most elusive wildlife. These include two endangered primates—the Peruvian woolly monkey and the black-faced spider monkey and a harpy eagle feeding on a small mammal:

Harpy eagle feeding

Read the full story, and watch all the other videos, on the Mongabay website.


First published: 13 January 2016