Protected Areas in Guyana

Exploring the Kanuku Mountains: A Biodiversity Hotspot in Guyana

Nestled in the heart of Guyana's Rupununi region, the Kanuku Mountains are a breathtaking natural wonder, boasting an unparalleled diversity of flora and fauna. This east-west mountain range, which divides the Rupununi from the north's wetlands and the south's savannas, is a true gem in the country's ecological tapestry. The Kanuku Mountains Protected Area is a sanctuary for countless rare and endangered species.