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Friday, September 30, 2016

Species Named After Peru


Located at the western fringe of the mighty Amazon Rainforest, PERU boasts a wide range of species a biodiversity typically rivaling that of neighboring Brazil. West Peruvian Dove, and West Peruvian Screech Owl. Well over fifty species are named after this country. They include the following: Peru Andes Frog, Peru Blind Snake, Peru Coast Toad, Peru Cochran Frog, Peru Forest Pit Viper, Peru Gracile Mouse Opossum, Peru Leaf-Toed Gecko, Peru Pacific Iguana, Peru Poison Frog, Peru Slender Snake, Peru Snail-Eater snake, Peru Stubfoot Toad, Peru Water Frog, Peruvian Antpitta bird, Peruvian Bamboo Rat, Peruvian Beaked Whale, Peruvian Blenny fish, Peruvian Booby bird, Peruvian Codling fish, Peruvian Cotton Rat, Peruvian Diving Petrel bird, Peruvian Eagle Ray, Peruvian Fish-Eating Rat, Peruvian Flyingfish, Peruvian Horn Shark, Peruvian Laucha vesper mouse, Peruvian Martin, Peruvian Meadowlark, Peruvian Moonfish, Peruvian Night Monkey, Peruvian Oldfield Mouse, Peruvian Pelican, Peruvian Penguin, Peruvian Piedtail bird, Peruvian Plantcutter bird, Peruvian Pufferfish, Peruvian Recurvebill bird, Peruvian Rice Rat, Peruvian Sea Bass, Peruvian Seaside Cinclodes bird, Peruvian Selema fish, Peruvian Sheartail bird, Peruvian Sierra Finch, Peruvian Skate, Peruvian Small-Eared Shrew, Peruvian Tern bird, Peruvian Tyrannulet bird, Peruvian Warbling Antbird, Peruvian Weakfish, and Peruvian Wren.

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