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Ecuadorian Rain Forest Wonders

Yasuni National Park

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Yasuni National Park

Ecuador's Yasuni National Park covers an area of approximately 6,100 square miles, roughly the size of Delaware. The park is 155 miles from Quito and was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1989.

The national park lies within the Napo moist forests ecoregion and is primarily rainforest.