Primates of the Amazon Rainforest

Primates of the Amazon Rainforest

The most threatened mammal species in the Amazon are the primates, of which the Amazon is one of the most important regions for these mammals. More than 100 species of primates can be found within Brazil, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. [1] Primates...

Squirrel Monkeys Soar

Squirrel monkeys live communally in large groups within the rainforest canopy. They have distinct vocalizations, some of which warn the group about specific threats including falcons and...
Parrots: A Riot of Sound and Color

Parrots: A Riot of Sound and Color

Some of the most famous examples of birds from the tropical rainforests of the Amazon include species of neotropical parrots. Macaws formulate 6 different genera of parrots and are often classified by their large size, big beaks, and brilliant colors. the...
Amazonian Army Ants

Amazonian Army Ants

Army ants are mobile communities of ants that number in the thousands. This community revolves around a queen, that lays a quarter of a million eggs during a stationary phase. These ants form a well-documented social community, with different ants performing different...