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The Amazon Rainforest by: Karen Marshall. Where is the Amazon Rainforest located?. Continent of South America Covers many different countries The majority is located in Brazil The largest tropical rainforest on Earth Click the picture for extra info!!. The Amazon River.

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The amazon rainforest by karen marshall
The Amazon Rainforestby: Karen Marshall


Where is the amazon rainforest located
Where is the Amazon Rainforest located?

  • Continent of South America

  • Covers many different countries

  • The majority is located in Brazil

  • The largest tropical rainforest on Earth

  • Click the picture for extra info!!


The amazon river
The Amazon River

  • The 2nd longest river in the world (the Nile River is the 1st)

  • Majority of the Amazon River is located in Brazil

  • Click the picture to find more facts on this river!!!!


How much rain does the amazon rainforest get
How much rain does the Amazon Rainforest get?

  • The rainforest gets about 9ft of rain each year

  • Texas gets about 1ft of rain each year


Animals that live in the amazon rainforest
Animals that live in the Amazon Rainforest

Click on each animal to find out some interesting facts!!!


Vocabulary
Vocabulary

  • Ecosystem: A group of living organisms, plants and animals, who live in the same area and benefit from each other.

  • Herbivore: An animal who eats only plants

  • Carnivore: An animal who eats only meat

  • Omnivore: An animal who eats meat and plants


Sources
Sources

  • library.thinkquest.org/04oct/01873/ama2.htm

  • www.solcomhouse.com/rainforest.html

  • www.peruperu.com/amazon.htm

  • http://www.pbs.org/journeyintoamazonia/sacred.html

  • http://www.eduweb.com/rain/rainfall.html

  • http://www.solarnavigator.net/geography/geography_images/Brasil_Amazon_Rainforest.jpg

  • http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/Pictures/jaguar.gif

  • http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/marielr/squirrelmonkey.jpg

  • http://www.rfadventures.com/images/Animals/Reptiles/Crocodilians/black-caiman-3.jpg

  • http://www.learnthat.com/define/view.asp?id=302

  • http://www.rfadventures.com/Black%20Caiman.htm

  • http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/learning/animals/mammals/squirrel-monkey


The jaguar
The Jaguar

  • The name “jaguar” comes from the South American Indian word "yaguara."

  • They live in dense forests and swamps with lots of water


The black caiman crocodile
The Black Caiman Crocodile

  • Live in slow-moving rivers; backwaters of rivers, lakes, ponds, swamps

  • The largest recorded size is 19 feet for a male Black Caiman, the average is 10-14 feet.


The squirrel monkey
The Squirrel Monkey

  • Eats fruit, insects, flowers, nectar

  • Lives in the tropical rainforest and tropical dry forest


The strawberry poison frog
The Strawberry Poison Frog

  • Eats flightless fruit flies and 1/8 inch crickets and termites

  • Size is 1.25 inches


The amazon river1
The Amazon River

  • The Amazon River travels through the countries of Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia

  • The Amazon River stretches for more than 4,000 miles