AMAZON RAINFOREST FACTS
Here are some facts about the Amazon Rainforest.
- More than 2 thirds of the World's plant species are found in the Amazon Rainforest.
- About the size of a football field is how much of the rainforest is destroyed every second.
- Giant bamboo plants can grow up to a maxium 9 inches a day.
- For a rain drop to reach the forest floor it takes 10 minutes.
- Another word for Amazon Rainforest is 'as lungs of Earth'.
- 80% of the flowers found in the Amazon Rainforest are not found anywhere around the world.
- About 3,000 fruits are found in the amazon rainforest.