- The Amazon
- represents more than
- During the past 40 years, at least 20% of the Amazon rainforest has been cut down.
- Human inhabitants first settled in the Amazon rainforest at least 11,200 years ago.
- The Amazon rainforest
- has been in existence
- for at least
- 1 in 10 known species in the world
- lives in the Amazon Rainforest.
- There are no bridges over the Amazon River.
- The Amazon River once flowed in the opposite direction, from east to west.
- belonging to 16,000 different species grow in the Amazon rainforest.
- Amazonian Butterflies Drink Turtle Tears.
- Iquitos, Peru is the largest city in the world inaccessible by road. It's located deep in the Amazon rainforest and has over 400,000 people.
- A study in 1999 found 1 sq kilometer (247 acres) of Amazon rainforest can contain about 90,790 tonnes of living plants.