Vegetation- Amazon

Brazil

About the Amazon

Brazils amazon covers the area of 2.5 million square miles of land, covering nine South American countrys including Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuadador, Bolivia and Guianas witch covers two thirds of South America.

The Amazon is located in south america 3.1600° S, 60.0300° W

What lives there

There are many animal and plants that live in the amazon about 50% of plants are estimated to be native to the amazon. More than half of the worlds wildlife species live in the Brazilian Amazon. A verity of monkey species and reptiles overrule the animal species.

The Amazon Region makes more than 20% of the worlds oxyegen

Bibliography

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"Amazon Rainforest Plants." UNIQUE SOUTHAMERICA TRAVEL EXPERIENCE. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2013. <http://www.unique-southamerica-travel-experience.com/amazon-rainforest-plants.html>.


"Brazil-Soils and Vegetation."Environmental news and information - mongabay.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2013. <http://www.mongabay.com/history/brazil/brazil-soils_and_vegetation.html>.