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  • 2 days ago

    by amazonaid

    "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein #whytheamazon #waterfall

  • SPECIES HIGHLIGHT: The Booted Racket-tail hummingbird feeds on many native plants in the Amazon whose flowers depend on this hummingbird for pollination. The flowers' tubular shape is specifically designed for pollination by hummingbirds, excluding other pollinators like bees and butterflies. Even though these hummingbirds aren't threatened, the proliferation of certain flower species depends on these guys! #whytheamazon #pollination #flowers #biodiversity
    4 days ago

    by amazonaid

    SPECIES HIGHLIGHT: The Booted Racket-tail hummingbird feeds on many native plants in the Amazon whose flowers depend on this hummingbird for pollination. The flowers' tubular shape is specifically designed for pollination by hummingbirds, excluding other pollinators like bees and butterflies. Even though these hummingbirds aren't threatened, the proliferation of certain flower species depends on these guys! #whytheamazon #pollination #flowers #biodiversity

  • Don't let their delicate appearance fool you - these orchids are a tough species! They thrive in the hot, dry environment associated with the upper canopy of the rainforest. Thus, their breathtaking beauty is often obscured, making them a rare find for visitors. #whytheamazon #orchid #biodiversity #rainforest
    7 days ago

    by amazonaid

    Don't let their delicate appearance fool you - these orchids are a tough species! They thrive in the hot, dry environment associated with the upper canopy of the rainforest. Thus, their breathtaking beauty is often obscured, making them a rare find for visitors. #whytheamazon #orchid #biodiversity #rainforest

  • The Amazon Rainforest is home to a variety of snake species. Their two main methods of predation is injecting prey with poisonous venom or constricting their bodies around prey to induce asphyxiation #whytheamazon #snakes #circleoflife
    1 week ago

    by amazonaid

    The Amazon Rainforest is home to a variety of snake species. Their two main methods of predation is injecting prey with poisonous venom or constricting their bodies around prey to induce asphyxiation #whytheamazon #snakes #circleoflife

  • The Hornero gets it's name from the Spanish word horno (meaning
    1 week ago

    by amazonaid

    The Hornero gets it's name from the Spanish word horno (meaning "oven") because of its mud nests that resemble wood-fired ovens. #whytheamazon #biodiversity #birds