Plant life and Wildlife in Brazil

Plant life in Brazil

In the Amazon basin, where it rains all year, the world’s largest continuous rainforest, the selfies, grows with, among other things. mahogany, rubber trees, cocoa trees and bean nuts. Also in the most humid regions of the east coast are tropical rainforests; an area totaling 470,000 ha in the states of Paraná and São Paulo, called The Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves, is included in UNESCO’s list of world cultural and natural heritage. The higher regions of inner Brazil are covered by savanna and scrub. Especially a lot of scrub forest, partly bush steppe, in the northeast. In the subtropical part of the south there are, among other things. grass- stepper.

The Jaguar

Wildlife in Brazil

Brazil has a rich selection of mammals, with cougar, jaguar and tapir being the largest. The rodents are richly represented, including river pigs – also called capillaries and capybara -, golden hares or agutis, marshmallows – also known as beaver and nutria – and many guinea pigs. The primates are very richly represented, with silk pears including tamarins, squirrels, brown lapels and woolen lapelsand other kapusineraper as Uakari. Antlers and harnesses are common in forests and on savanna, sloths in the rainforest.

Brazil has one of the world’s richest bird fauna with over 1,500 species, including parrots such as amazons and huge, colorful- spotted macaws, toucans, hummingbirds, hawks and the strange hoat zine that has claws on the wings at the youth stage. Of snakes are including anaconda and boa constrictor.

In the Amazon live over 2,000 different species of fish, many turtles, caimans, river dolphin species Amazon River Dolphin and sjøkuarten Amazonian manatee. The fish have the greatest economic importance pirarucu and pescado. Pirate species are numerous in the Amazon area.