Q: What is an endangered species?
A: An endangered species is a species that “faces a high risk of extinction in the near future,” according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. Under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S.-specific law to protect endangered species in the United States, a species is considered endangered if they “are in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of their range.” In 2018, more than 40,000 species were listed as endangered (or critically endangered) on the IUCN Red List.
Q: Is the Amazon river dolphin an endangered species?
A: Yes. In November 2018, the Amazon river dolphin was included on the IUCN Red List.
Q: How many participants do you take on your expeditions?
A: We can take up to 20 people.
Q: Are travel vaccines necessary?
A: It varies. We recommend that you go to the CDC website to obtain the appropriate information.
Q: Do I need a passport?
Q: Do I need to speak Portuguese?
A: No, we have guides that speak several different languages.
Q: What if I have food allergies or restrictions?
A: We have an amazing cook on board and we can accommodate any requests.