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Santiago de Machaca textile art – La Paz

In the area of the Machacas, especially in the municipality of Santiago de Machaca, not only is the architectural wealth but also natural resources and among them the native fauna of the Altiplano region, mainly constituted by mammals and birds.

Among their species the greater preponderance by their number and beauty is the vicuña; It is also possible to find Cougars, foxes, Andean cats, armadillos and viscachas. Among the waterfowl are the pink parinas and ground birds such as the suris (Andean Rhea). Unfortunately both species are in danger of extinction due to indiscriminate hunting, Since some poachers come to the region interested in the collection of the eggs and feathers. The recommended time for observation is in dry weather from April to October.

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MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING
DIRECTORATE OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
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