Amazon Rainforest Research Paper

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Known as the Amazon rainforest or Amazon basin is a very pretty and fascinating rainforest to visit. The Amazon rainforest is also referred to as the “Lungs of the Planet” because it produces more than 20% of the world's oxygen. The Amazon rainforest is very large and spans 1.7 billion acres or 2,656,250 square miles. It stretches through Nine states, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana.The Amazon River is located in South America. It runs through Guyana, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Peru. The length of the Amazon River is approximately 6400 kilometres (4000 miles).

Land Animals
One of the most unusual animals on earth, the Sloth is known for being
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Set aside this possibility, they look vibrant and attractive arriving in a myriad of colors including the aforementioned gold, yellow, red, copper, green, black or blue which they utilize in a tactic to ward off predators called aposematic coloration. As its name implies, the skin of the glass frog is translucent though it is mostly lime green. You can actually see its abdomen, heart, liver, and various other organs if you care to look, as if you have been granted X-Ray vision! These queer creatures themselves couldn't care less about their young, leaving eggs atop the leaves of trees overhanging the river, such that the tadpoles freely flow from the trees and directly into the water upon hatching

Canopy’s Of The Amazon
In the rainforest most plants and animals don’t live on the floor where we expect them to. They actually live high up in the trees, this place is called a canopy. A canopy is made up of overlapping leaves and branches of rainforest trees. The canopy’s can sometimes be over 100 feet above the forest floor. Scientists believe that 60% to 90% of animals live in canopy’s up in trees. These animals include sloths, snakes, monkeys, lizards, birds and a lot, lot
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