There are approximately 4000 species of plants in Noel Kempff Mercado National Park. They include bromeliads, passifloras, heliconias, araceas and palms. The park is also home to 130 species of mammals including the rare river otters, river dolphins, tapirs, spider monkeys, howler monkeys, giant armadillos, giant anteaters and jaguars. There are also 620 species of birds, with 6 species of macaw, the highest within any protected area, and 70 species of reptiles including black caimans. There are 347 species of insects at Noel Kempff Mercado, including some of the rarest in the world.
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World Heritage Site Inscription DetailsLocation: S 14 16 0.012 W 60 52 0.012
Inscription Year: 2000
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: IX, X
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Visiting Noel Kempff Mercado National ParkYour base for visiting this World Heritage Site is La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. From there, you can find a travel agency to help help you make the arrangement to go to Noel Kempff Mercado National Park. You can view here a list of budget hotels in La Paz with online booking.
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