The Jungle of the Amazon
The Amazon rainforest is the largest forest in the world. It is also known as the rainforest.
It covers an area of 2.5 million square miles. The forest is spread over 9 different countries. These countries include Brazil, Colombia, Peru and various countries in North America.
The most amazing thing about this forest is five and a half thousand
Millions of years old.
Amazon is a Greek word meaning “fighting woman”.
It is said that 20% of our earth’s oxygen is produced by trees found only in the Amazon. And 40% of the world’s animals are also found here and this forest is inhabited by more than 400 wild tribes with a population of up to 4.5 million.
Trees in some parts of the Amazon are so tall and dense that their light does not reach the ground.
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world in terms of water, with a length of 60,000 km and 30,000 species of fish.
It is said that 60% of the animals in this forest whose names have not been discovered yet. The spiders here are so big and powerful that they can even snatch the birds. There are 30,000 kinds of fruits in this forest. Experts have so far only seen 10% of this forest