Brazil 1999

Amazon -- Rio Negro & Amazon River


The Amazon River Basin is home to the largest rainforest on Earth. The basin -- roughly the size of the forty-eight contiguous United States -- covers some 40% of the South American continent and includes parts of eight South American countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname. (continued)

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Victoria Water Lillies

Bromeliad

Flowering tree

Amazon - flowering trees

Kapok seed pods

Kapok tree

Giant kapok tree

Uptrunk view giant kapok

Giant kapok tree - distance

Giant kapok - side view

Flower

Bromeliad

Thorns

Flowering trees



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Banana plant

Water Lily

Victoria Water Lily

insect eaten leaf

Amazon

Water Lettuce

orchids

orchids

orchids

orchids

orchids

orchid

orchid

flower

white flowers

orchid

flower

white flowers

MaracujŠ fruit or Passion fruit



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