Ecuador Tropical Rainforest tours & Jungle tours

The Ecuadorian Amazon, known as the Oriente, is one of Earth's most Ecuador rainforest, amazon rainforest in Ecuadorbiodiverse 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 infamous Huaorani.

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The rainforest, tours in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador.

Tropical rain forest biomes, Amazon rainforestThe tropical woodland regions which are located around the equator are home to the most diverse fauna  and flora of any ecosystems. Trees are the main feature and constitute 70% of all plants and often different species can be found in one hectare alone.

They structure the forest vertically with several layers of canopies. The tallest trees, reaching heights over 40m, are called emergent as they emerge over the lower closed canopies and stand alone.

The lower levels are constituted by somewhat smaller trees and palms forming closed canopies. This is the vertical region of the forest with the majority of plants and animals.

 

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