The Clearest Picture Ever Taken Of One Of The Most Isolated Tribes In The World

According to Survival International, this image is one of the closest sightings of isolated Amazon Indians ever recorded with a camera. Logging has driven the tribe to river banks where environmental tourists commonly go.

Diego Cortijo / Getty Images
Gabriella Galli / AP

The Mashco-Piro are one of about 15 “uncontacted” tribes in Peru that together are estimated to number between 12,000 and 15,000 people living in jungles east of the Andes.

Clan members have been blamed for two bow-and-arrow attacks on people near the riverbank in Madre de Dios state where officials say the Indians were first seen last May.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

          
    Hot Buzz

    What’s The Weirdest Thing Your Cat Has Ever Done?

    collection

    What Would Be In Your Room Of Requirement At Hogwarts?

    collection
    Now Buzzing