Panama, located in the heart of Central America, is a paradise for wildlife lovers. With its wide variety of ecosystems, from rainforests to mangroves to coral reefs, the country is home to an incredible diversity of animals. At Embera Tours, we invite you to explore this wonderful biodiversity and discover some of the most fascinating animals in Panama.


  • The Sloth: This adorable arboreal mammal is an icon of Panamanian fauna. You may have the opportunity to spot different species of sloths, such as the three-toed sloth and the two-toed sloth, as you venture into the lush tropical jungles of Panama.

 A sloth resting peacefully on a tree branch in the lush forests of Panama during an Embera tour.



  • The Jaguar: Considered the largest cat in the Americas, the jaguar is one of Panama’s most emblematic predators. Although spotting a jaguar in its natural habitat can be quite a challenge, there are protected areas in the country, such as the Darién National Park, where its presence has been recorded.




  • The Howler Monkey: The howler monkey: With its distinctive roar, the howler monkey is one of the most striking species in Panama. These primates are found in various areas of the country and are easily recognized by their dark fur and ability to produce thunderous sounds.



  • The Toucan: With its striking beak and vibrant colors, the toucan is one of Panama’s most iconic birds. In the tropical jungles and nature reserves, you will have the opportunity to observe these exotic birds and listen to their characteristic song.




  • The Glass Frog: Panama is home to a wide variety of frogs, but the glass frog is undoubtedly one of the most amazing. With their translucent skin, these frogs are adept at camouflage and possess bright, bold colors. Explore the cloud forests of Panama to find these natural jewels.




  • The manatee: On the Panamanian coasts and mangroves, you can find the friendly manatee, an aquatic mammal that feeds on aquatic plants. At Embera Tours, we offer the opportunity to take boat rides through the mangroves, where you can spot these gentle giants in their natural habitat.


These are just a few examples of the amazing diversity of animals that you can find in Panama.

At Embera Tours, we are dedicated to providing authentic and sustainable experiences that will allow you to discover wildlife.

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