Manu National Park is the location of a plot where the largest number of species of butterflies has been identified in any one particular place on the planet, with 1307, more than twice the number found in the entire United States.
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 Blue-and-Yellow, Scarlet, and Military Macaw.
In celebration of Earth Day, bassist Esperanza Spalding will present the world premiere of her video “Endangered Species” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. later today. The single is from Esperanza’s newest album, Radio Music Society, and will be shown to over 250,000 people on 3 jumbotron screens in addition to being simulcast live through the Earth Day network.