Richness of Amazon

THE Amazon rain forest is the world's biggest. One in 10 of the world's known plants and animals are found in the Amazon rain forest.

THE Amazon rain forest is the world's biggest. One in 10 of the world's known plants and animals are found in the Amazon rain forest.

Some of these are:

l40 000 species of plants

l3 000 species of fish

l1 294 species of birds

l427 species of mammals

l428 species of amphibians

l378 species of reptiles. - DK's New Encyclopedia, Dorling Kindersley

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