The Chocó Andino: Biodiverse and Beautiful

Shrouded by clouds, and fortified by grand mountains, the Chocó Andino Biosphere Reserve is home to an astounding array of species. From vibrant songbirds to primeval reptiles, this reserve works to protect 286,805 hectares of land and the immense biodiversity found within its borders. The environment of the Chocó Andino is varied due to the unique habitats found throughout the reserve. With altitudes between 360 to 4,480 meters above sea level, both lowland and moist montane forests provide critical habitats for thousands of species.