Coming together at PUMA Peru. Our PUMA Peru offices are located in Lima, Peru’s capital, in the district of Surco. We’re just a few minutes from two of the largest avenues in the city, in front of a shopping center and a few minutes from one of the largest shopping centers in the country, the Jockey Plaza.
What does the puma represent in Peru?
The puma was the symbol of power and strength, and of life on Earth. The Incas considered it important to replicate puma-like qualities, as the animal was considered the greatest predator and something to emulate. So revered was the puma, it’s said the Incas designed the city of Cusco in the shape of one.
Are there tigers in Peru?
No, all subspecies of tigers are found in Asia. Peru is a country that is located in South America.
Are there wolves in Peru?
The Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid in South America. The Maned Wolf resembles a large dog with reddish fur. The Maned wolves distribution includes southern Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Bolivia east of the Andes.
What is the national food of Peru?
Ceviche. It’s Peru’s national dish, the best versions of this marinated fish dish are in Lima and it’s the freshest, zestiest and healthiest dish you will ever have. While Lima may not be the ancestral home of the ceviche, you can find delicious fine dining recipes and street food versions here.