The American bullfrog was introduced to the Andes from North America as a food source, and now it threatens the native population of prey.
The spectacled bear is the last remaining short-faced bear species. The bears have lost habitats due to logging and have been poached by trophy-hunters who wanted to claim dominance over other poachers. These hunters have diminished over the last few years.
The vicuña is a relative of the llama that lives in the alpine areas of the Andes. The animals are able to handle cold temperatures due to its thick coat. Vicuñas use the grassy plains to feed on in the day time and spend the nights on the slopes of the mountains
These birds are scavengers that feed on large animals in the Andes. They are massive birds that live in low densities throughout the Andes. The condors are able to travel long distances to feed on llamas, alpacas, and guanacos, all creatures that live within the Andes.
The guanaco is another animal that is similar to the llama. They are able to survive in packs by running quickly through the rocky terrain located in the Andes. The animals are also excellent swimmers and can escape predators rather easily.
These leaves were introduced to the highlands of the Andes. They are food for many of the animals previously mentioned.
These trees are extremely tough and can live in nearly any condition. They also contain some of the birds that live in the Andes.
These potatoes are able to survive in the harsh conditions of the alpine region of the Andes. These potatoes could be farmed in a region where many other plants cannot last.