known as the Oriente, is one of Earth's most
biodiverse regions where almost half of the planet's.
More than 500 species of birds, 600 species of fish, 250
species of amphibians and reptiles, 200 species of mammals,
and many thousands of species of insects live in Amazonian
Ecuador. In addition, more than 20.000 known plant and tree
species grow in the jungle.
Moreover, Ecuador's rainforest is home to thousands of
indigenous inhabitants from dozens of distinct nations,
including the Siona, Secoya, Cofan, Shuar, Zaparo, and the