Amazon Rainforest 10 Fun Facts


Over half of the Amazon rainforest lives in Brazil.


The Amazon covers 2.1 million square miles of South America.


The rainforest lies within 9 countries..


Four thousand diverse plants can be found in the forest.



About 390 billion trees live in the Amazon rainforest.



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


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




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



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



The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the world!


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