Amazon Rainforest (The World’s Largest Rainforests ) “Lungs of the Planet” .
Traveling to the Amazon Rain forest, which is also known as the Amazon Jungle, is considered to be the largest river as far as discharge is concerned 6 countries are part of this enormous maze of natural diversity. Most of the forest is in Brazil (60%), Peru (13%) and some other countries like Venezuela, Colombia, French Guiana, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, and Suriname.
The Amazon River is the live force which is in, born the Andean mountains of Peru. The Amazon River basin is the home of so many animals- especially “extreme” creatures for an example the catfish(measuring up to 200 lbs.) , the anaconda,( the largest snake in the world) and the piranha,( the most ferocious fish in the world).
Due to farming practices in the area, a lot of damage to the Forests was done. Also, due to pollution and carbon emissions, the growth pattern in the trees and plants has drastically changed, which is unacceptable. About Due to farming practices in the area, a lot of damage to the Forests was done. Also, due to pollution and carbon emissions, the growth pattern in the trees and plants has drastically changed, which is unacceptable. About Amazon Rainforest, The name “Lungs of the Planet” is the second name for the forest t since More than 20% of Earth’s oxygen is produced in this area. The Amazon Rainforest is the greatest collection of plant and animal life, one third of the world’s bird species is there, ten million species of plants, animals and insects live in the tropical forest and 70% of plants found to have anticancer properties. The Amazon Jungle also provides the greatest collection of wildlife includes the jaguar, golden monkey, Black Caiman, anaconda, electric eels, piranha and various poisonous frogs and parasites. You explore the beauties of the Amazon forest spending four days in a hotel located in the interior of the forest, where you breath pure air and interact with the nature, feeling as part of it. Click here to book.
Believe it or not:
The Amazon Jungle was created millions of years ago when the Amazon River changed its flowing direction from the West to East direction The Amazon got its name from the Spanish explorers. Female warriors called “Icamiabas”, meaning “women without husbands” attacked Francisco Orellana. Orellana named the river “Rio Amazonas” after these women whom he compared to the Amazons of ancient Greek mythology.