Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is the world‘s largest tropical rainforest, covering much of northwestern Brazil and extending into Colombia, Peru, and other South American countries. The Amazon is home to a tremendous amount of biodiversity, with thousands of different plant and animal species living in the rainforest. The Amazon is also home to many rivers, including the powerful Amazon River. towns along the river, such as Manaus and Belém in Brazil and Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado in Peru, boast 19thcentury architecture from the rubber boom days.