Amazon River Forest

Home to a Third of the World's Animal Species

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Amazon River Forest

This exhibit portrays an Amazon tributary at the beginning stage of its seasonal flooding into the surrounding forest. One-third of the world’s animal species call the Amazon Basin home, including the emerald tree boa, hungry piranha, and dwarf caiman. Two small displays portray identical slices of the river forest: one in the rainy season, and the other in the dry season.

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