Amazon Jungle Fever!! June 4th 2007 The Amazon Jungle.. a brief introduction...
In total the Amazon covers 2,700,000 square miles, which makes it as big as Australia. A network of 50,000 miles of waterways criss-cross the Amazon, about 14,ooo miles of them being navigable.
Over 60,000 species of tropical plant are native to the Amazon basin. That is about one quarter of all plant species on earth.
Some 4,000 species o ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Cuyabeno Reserve The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more