The number of animals in the Amazon Rainforest is huge. It is estimated that the region is home to one tenth of all of the Earth’s species. On this page you’ll find information, pictures and facts about just some of the amazing animals that live in the world’s biggest rainforest.
The Amazon Rainforest is home to many incredible species, including Leafcutter Ants, which eat more vegetation than any other rainforest animals, and mammals such as the fearsome Jaguar, top of the Amazon food chain.
This page contains a list of animals in the Amazon Rainforest, with information about each species.
- You can discover more about the Amazon by visiting our Amazon Rainforest page.
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