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Amazon RAINforest's Area

This amazon river basin covers 7,000,000 km² i.e. 2,700,000 sq mi of total region or area. Out of which 5,500,000 km² i.e. 2,100,000 sq mi are covered by the rainforest.

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Spanish explorer “Francisco de Orellana” gave the name Amazon which is arise from a war, which he fought with the “Tapuyas” and other tribes.

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amazon rainforest's tree species

Near about 390 billion various trees are present in amazon rainforest, which is divided into 16,000 different species.

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More than 20% of the world's oxygen requirement is fulfilled by the Amazon rainforest.

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Amazon rainforest's hazardous species

Some hazardous species also available in the Amazon rainforest. Anaconda, Jaguar, Black caiman, Cougar are few of them in predatory category.

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This amazon river basin region includes territorial control belonging to nine nations. The most of the region i.e. near about 58.4% is present in Brazil.

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amazon rainforest’s
frog species

Many poisonous frog species like, "Blue poison dart frog", also available in the forest, and most of these frog species till now not identified.

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in Amazon rainforest one in ten known species in the world lives, which means it has nearly all types of living creatures in the world.

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amazon rainforest's living species

In this region till the date, at least 40,000 plant variety, 2,200 fishes types, 1,294 birds species, 427 mammals species, 428 amphibians types, and 378 types of reptiles have been scientifically categorized.

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When Amazon rainforest burns, it produces approximately 30% of our carbon emissions.

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