What things can we see on the Uros Floating Islands?
As in any tourist attraction, there are things that stand out more in some than in others, in this case we will see the variety of flora and fauna that the floating islands of Los Uros possess, in addition to the traditions and way of life of the inhabitants.
Flora: In the Floating Islands of the Uros, we have several species that are part of the landscape.
- Totora: It is a plant that grows wild and/or cultivated, these normally develop in lagoons, swampy areas and valsares of the coast and part of the mountains of our country. The totora grows from sea level to 4,000 meters above sea level.
- The llacho: Food resource, which maintains the production of livestock and its derived products.
Fauna: Regarding the Fauna that we can find in the Floating Islands of the Uros, they are the native fish which are part of the nutrition of the inhabitants of this area.
- White Carachi, small and/or dwarf.
Added to this list of native fish are species that were adapted to the system and that are currently part of the diet of the inhabitants, such as:
On the other hand, among other species within the fauna we can observe the birds of the lake, which are also used by the inhabitants to market, among these species we have:
- White Heron.
- Gray heron Waqana, blue, Andean or
- Pork duck, Mijji.
- Black Ibis, Chuwankira.
- Andean duck, qaqato.