5 (2007 UNESCO). About 20 elderly Záparo still have some variable degree of knowledge of the language (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 200 (2007 UNESCO).
Pastaza province: Peru border, between Curaray and Bobonaza rivers.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Shifting to Quichua. Language revival effort (Crevels 2007). Speakers all over 70 years old.
Distinct from Andoa [anb] (Shimagae) of Peru.