New Trip Report – Guyana

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    vdinets 4 years ago

    Nice! But believe me, Karanambu deserves more than a day visit.
    When I was at Iwokrama, local guides claimed that giant armadillos were abundant there. But the only armadillo I saw was a greater long-nosed, and the burrows they showed me seemed way too small. I suspect they misidentified the long-nosed… Has anyone actually seen a giant armadillo there?

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    mattinidaho 4 years ago

    I have to admit I have never really thought of going there, and now I don’t know why. Looking at Rewa’s page it offers 2 of my favorite things: mammals & fly fishing. Definitely one for the list!

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      Jon Hall 4 years ago

      Yes we met a couple of Americans – a biologist and a fly fisherman – working on setting up a sustainable Arapaima fly fishing project there. One hell of a fish!

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    tomeslice 4 years ago

    Well done, Jon!

    White-faced Saki is one of the coolest neotropical primates!!! Very glad you got to see them, AND the bearded sakis!! Of course a tayra would have been nice, but now it seems they are pretty much guaranteed at Bellavista in Ecuador, where you are surely going to visit to find an olinguito ūüôā And a long-nosed armadillo was a nice bonus.

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    jasonwoolgar 4 years ago

    Nice trip Jon and when you get a chance to return, try the Rupunini Savannah area in the south, which is stunning and also a decent area for Bush Dog. Not sure when I will get back, but I plan to spend much longer in that area next time.

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