Juruena National Park

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Juruena National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
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Waterfall in the national park
Map showing the location of Juruena National Park
Map showing the location of Juruena National Park
Location Mato Grosso/Amazonas, Brazil
Coordinates 7°52′2″S 58°8′35″W / 7.86722°S 58.14306°W / -7.86722; -58.14306Coordinates: 7°52′2″S 58°8′35″W / 7.86722°S 58.14306°W / -7.86722; -58.14306
Area 19,000 km²
Established 2006

Juruena National Park, declared in 2006, is the third largest national park of Brazil.[1] It is located along the Juruena River, in the north of Mato Grosso state.

The park protects many endangered species including the jaguar, giant otter and harpy eagle.[2]

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