Spectacled Bear Project
The Andean Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is an endangered bear endemic to South America. These normally solitary bears visit Maquipucuna every year to feed on the Aguacatillo fruit where they can be easily seen by visitors between August and October.
Currently there ongoing research to identify individuals and study their behavior within the reserve.
Support a Bear
By choosing to support bear your donation supports the conservation efforts to protect their habitat. This includes land protection, land purchase, land maintence, supporting staff and infostructure at Maquipucuna, and funds future research projects.