Alto Purús National Park
Alto Purús, Peru
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Alto Purús National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Alto Purús) is a national park in the Amazon Rainforest area of Peru, created on November 18, 2004. It is the largest protected area in Peru with its 2,510,694 hectares (9,693.84 sq mi). It is home to groups of indigenous people, including some that have avoided contact with the outside world.
The park is located in the Provinces of Purús (Region of Ucayali) and the Province of Tahuamanú and Tambopata (Region of Madre de Dios).
There have been reports of illegal logging of mahogany in the park.
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