Mammals of Peru
Brown Capuchin Monkey
Common Woolly Monkey - Lagothrix lagotricha
Peru has over 500 species of mammals, of which about 70 are endemic and about 100 are threatened or endangered. These include spectacular species like the Jaguar and Spectacled Bear and rare endemic species like the Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey.Land MammalsAndean Cat
Northern Viscacha - Lagidium peruanum
Marsh Deer - Blastocerus dichotomus
Photo by Mariano Gimenez Dixon.