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  • Rainforests cover 16 of the earth's surface. You can find rainforests in Africa, South America, Thialand and other parts the world.
  • The Amazon is a rainforest region in South America. It is found in 8 different countries of that region.
  • It's known for its tropical rain forest and one of the world's most incredible river systems.
  • It crosses the borders of eight countries.
  • The Climate in the daytime is in the mid 80's.
  • It has approximately 250 days of rain per a year.
  • It stretches more than 1.5 million square miles
  • It has about 2500 types of trees and nearly 30,000 plant species.
  • The Amazon River is the Second longest river in the world.
  • The Rain Forest once covered 14% of the earth's land surface; now they cover a mere 6%.
  • They estimate that the last remaining rainforest could be consumed in less than 40 years.
  • The Rain Forest is endangered