Location and Area of Rain-Forest
Amazon forest has a spread in various territories: approximately 9 territories, Out of which 8 are countries and the other territory is located in some parts of France. The Amazon Rain-Forest is mainly located in South America.some are listed below:-
1.Brazil (60% in Brazil)
2.Peru(13% in Brazil)
3.Colombia (10% in Brazil)
Most of the Amazon rain-forest is located in Brazil;France. Other part is in the following some areas
6.French Guiana(overseas area of France)
This has an area about 5.5 million km² covered by AMAZON RAIN-FOREST.
Amazon river is the largest among all the rivers in the world.it covers the area about 2,720,000 square miles. River is surrounded by almost completely with Amazon rain-forest. it takes about 55billion gallons water every second to the Atlantic Ocean.
Can you think how long is it? this is long in terms of water’s quantity and this river has the water more than if we combine The Mississippi, Nile, and Yangtze’s water.
The Creatures And Animals found In Amazon Forest
It has the pattern similar to those of Leopards.Jaguar found on the American side.it has the dangerous bites of all other cats that are panthers ,lion and tigers.Also ,heavier in weight out of all of its category.
This is not actually an Eel but it is a species of a fish.it can generate electric charges therefore named as Electric Eel. It can harm humans if multiple electric shocks are received and can lead to heart failure in that case but one two shocks don’t harm to a high extent.
It can produce about 600 volts from its electric organs which have about 6000 electrolytes.Eels use its discharge for rescue from the other river creatures.
Bullet ant has the dangerous and painful prick out of all of the insects and preys.therefore, named as bullet ant.its sting is painful as a bullet’s shot.this ant’s prick is 30 times more hurting than that of honeybees.
Usually, its pain stays for 24 hours. It’s sting causes swelling, redness, and pain.
This is typically a snake which embraces trees.we are known of the flying, water and ground snakes but it is the species we rarely talk about and it usually found in AMAZON FOREST.
These snakes have long teeth and their bites can be very painful.these are mainly 3 types-
- The bright green emerald tree boa
- The shiny rainbow boa
- The boa constrictor
Other Creatures Found In Amazon Forest Are
- Vampire bats.
- Amazonian Giant Centipede.
- Brazilian Wandering Spider.
- Harpy Eagle.
- Assassin Bug.
- Poison Dart Frog
Food Ans Eatables
Most of the food which is consumed by various countries obtained from the rain-forest. There is around 3000 fruits variety found in AMAZON FOREST out of which only 200 fruits are consumed by the west.Native tribes consume more than 2000!!!
The foods like– coffee, chocolate, rice, tomatoes, potatoes, bananas, black pepper, pineapples, and corn are found and cultivated in RAIN-FOREST.