Amazon Rainforest 10 Fun Facts

#10

Over half of the Amazon rainforest lives in Brazil.

#9

The Amazon covers 2.1 million square miles of South America.

#8

The rainforest lies within 9 countries..

#7

Four thousand diverse plants can be found in the forest.

 

#6

About 390 billion trees live in the Amazon rainforest.

 

#5

The Brazilian Amazon rainforest is so dense a raindrop may take 10 minutes before reaching the ground.

#4

Two and a half million insects and species call the rainforest home.

 

 

#3

The Amazon River is known to be the life force of the Amazon rainforest.

 

#2

More than half of the world’s remaining rainforests live in the Amazon rainforest.

 

#1

The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the world!

 

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