This vast rainforest east of the Andes protects more species of plant and mammal than any area of similar size. It is home to an astonishing repertoire of wildlife, including 15% of the world’s bird species. There are over 100 species of mammals, and a network of rivers, steams and lakes to explore by boat or canoe.
- Where: Amazon
- Ideal for viewing: blue and yellow macaw, harpy eagle, jaguar, three-toed sloth, capybara
- Excellent for: Birdwatching