Posts Tagged ‘Amazon Rainforest Animals’
Of the 37 species of toucans, Swainsons Toucans are the second largest. They are from 20-24 inches long and have huge yellow and chestnut beaks that are hollow. The bib under their beak is bright yellow with a red edge. Their under-tails are red, feet are blue and they have a white splotch just above the tail. Their eyes are brown, ringed in green.
Some of their native habitat is designated as rainforest land. In Costa Rica, toucans live in areas near humans. They prefer small family groups as opposed to large flocks.
Amazon Rainforest Animals
Due to environmental degradation, climatic conditions around the earth’s forests including the Amazon rainforest climate have started showing changes. The Amazon rainforest gets its name from the massive Amazon river that runs through it. The forest of Amazon, known as Amazonia is called the ‘lungs of the earth’ as it produces 20% of the total oxygen in the world. It is the largest ecosystem on earth.
Since most of the Amazon rainforest is inaccessible, a lot of the available information we have of the great forest is merely speculative. Scientists believe that about half the animal Read the rest of this entry »
The Rainforest Animals
We are delighted to announce a new, dedicated programme enabling you to experience authentic Plant Spirit Shamanism and Ayahuasca Ceremonies in the hauntingly beautiful Peruvian Rainforest.
This event is focussed on healing and self-exploration, and offers a transformative encounter with the magical powers of Nature through the ancient rituals of the Amazonian plant shaman.
On this journey we provide the orientation, conditions, and support for you to experience an ‘initiation’ into jungle medicine, and to receive the healing and insights available from Ayahuasca, the legendary ‘vine of souls’, and through the teachings Read the rest of this entry »