So, This Region Has Some AWESOME Animals You Should Know About

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Extending through seven countries (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina), the Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. Covering that much ground means that diversity can be had, in terms of climate (Tropical, Dry, and Wet), and, in turn, with the animals that call the Andes home.

In this post, we present to you eight of our favorite animals of the Andes. Clicking on the photo will turn the photo and unlock a fact about the animal. So flip away, enjoy these beautiful creatures, and, please, be sure to pay particular attention to #8.

Have fun!


The Endangered Andean Cat

The Andean cat is one of the rarest and least-known cats in the world. Due to mining, hunting, and unregulated tourism, the Andean cat population is rapidly decreasing, with estimates of fewer than 2,500 remaining today.

Luckily, there's a way to protect this majestic creature, and it begins with land conservation.

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