Peru: Rains turn desert into green paradise at Lachay National Reserve


Unusual summer rains in Lima have turned the coastal desert of Lomas de Lachay National Reserve into a green paradise, reported today the National Service of Natural Protected Areas (Sernanp).

Lachay, located at the 105 kilometre to the north of Lima, has an extension of 5070 hectares right on the coastal desert.

Its hills are a shelter for the fauna of the Peruvian coast and a representative proof of the exuberant flora. It occupies sectors of the Huaura and Huaral provinces.

In the national reserve, people can se birds and mammals and enjoy the big flora and fauna that these hills house.

Walking through these hills make people understand the different adaptations that the nature makes to assure its survival, said the Sernanp.

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