The Amazon rivers has thousand of tributaries that flow through the Rain-forest. These water bodies teems with variety of fish, birds and animals. The river channels also provide a rich source of food and water for land dwelling animals. During the rainy season, vast area of the forest floor, flood, and fish among the tree trunks. Amazon Rain-Forest is the largest in the world.
Piranha is a blood thirst, sharp-toothed fish that lives in rivers of Amazon.
Pirarucu is one of the largest fresh water fish in the world.
Jaguars are one of the most powerful animal of the cat family. They live in the dense forest of Brazil and Central America. They live upto 22 years in captivity.
Manatee sometimes called sea cow is a large water mammal. The Amazon manatee is found only in fresh water. It dwells in Amazon and Orinoco river systems.
The morpho butterfly are one of the natural highlights of South-American Rain Forest. They have large wings of metallic blue as they wave gracefully through the leaves.
Harpy Eagle which lives in Northern Argentina is being critically endangered due to loss of its habitat.