Amazon Rainforest – Where Life Begins

Amazon Rainforest

Amazon Rainforest

Over 55 million years, the Amazon Rainforest is living proof to the effect of favorable weather changes that took place in the same period. The rainforest is a part of nine different countries out of which Brazil has the maximum stake.

Ranked #3 of 10 in Brazil tourism

While deforestation is still a major concern in the area, the rainforest continues to thrive. Amazon Rainforest is one of the wonders of the world. Check out other wonders of the world.

 

Amazon Rainforest Animals

Jaguar

Jaguar

Amazon Rainforest is home to many a creatures that aren’t just dangerous and frightening but at the same time weird looking as well. Some of the animals in the Amazon Rainforest are –  Golden Lion Tamarin, which is a type of monkey that eats spiders, insects and fruits. Other species include – Squirrel monkey, Spider monkey and many more. Other animals include endangered jaguar, poison arrow frog, black caiman etc. Piranha and Anaconda are among the  most dangerous animals in the Amazon Rainforest. Visit Amazon Rainforest Animals for more information.

Golden Lion Tamarin

Golden Lion Tamarin

The following are a few of the most popular places to visit in the Amazon Rainforest region.

Serra do Divisor National Park

This Brazilian national park also has its frontier being shared with Peru. The only issue that may cause problems is that there is no tourist infrastructure in the depths of the forest area. On the other hand, a majority of the national park staff live in the City of Cruzeiro do Sul so one can get in touch with them for further information. The area thrives with indigenous settlements and many of these areas are restricted.

Cabo Orange National Park

For people looking for a truly unique spot in the Amazon Rainforest, this is the place to visit. In fact, Cabo Orange National Park is the only national park that is location on the coastline that comes in contact with the National Park. For obvious reasons, the vegetation growing in this area is unique and different from what one would find in the interiors. One has the option to visit this location by boat which can be found at Oiapoque city, Brazil.

Cantoa State Park

Squirrel Monkey

Squirrel Monkey

For those looking for a spot where the Amazon rainforest actually begins, this state park is going to blow you away. This state park exhibits the national transformation of the savanna type ecosystem to the rainforest ecosystem. It is a great spot to see how typical Brazilian topography evolves into the Amazon Rainforest environment that we know of.

Tourists visiting Amazon rainforest can have their own excursions by floating hotel or canoe that can truly turn out to be a mesmerizing moment and can put you to sleep in the jungle on a hammock between two trees. Special night tours at Amazon can be a great experience.

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