When it comes to travel, you can have unique adventures anywhere. However, none of these places is an interesting as a place that has not been disturbed by millions of people. Nature is where you will find the most interesting things. You will see a variety of plants, animals, and even insects while you are in a natural area. It is proven time and time again by all the people who are sincerely impressed and surprised by the interesting insect facts they can learn by traveling in the Amazon Rain Forest.
Hidden Treasures in the Amazon
Ask anyone and they can tell you that the Amazon Rain Forest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. There are more species of any given animal, plant, and insect here, than in any other part of our Earth. It is said that there are more than 40,000 plant types, 427+ mammals, 378+ reptiles, 400+ amphibians, 1,300 bird species, and an impressive 3,000+ freshwater fish. A person could survive for a very long time here as well, thanks to approximately 3,000 fruits that grow and are edible. If you want to talk about insects, a trip to the Amazon will put you in close quarters with 2.5 million different insect species. Keep in mind that not all of them are nice. There are some who also believe that more than 50 tribes live in the Amazon Rain Forest and none of them have ever had contact with the outside world. They are lost in the 2.1 million square miles of land that make up this amazing forest. Can you imagine all we can learn from the rainforest and perhaps the people and animals that live there?
Learning About the Rainforest
There are many guided tours that you can take that venture into the Amazon. Most people say that it is a once in a lifetime experience. Along the Jungle Walks, people can see and learn about different plants, animals, and much more. On some tours you will have the opportunity to meet tribes that are willing to speak to visitors. You can get a bird’s eye view of the forest by walking a canopy bridge if you are not afraid of heights. One of the best things about taking a guided tour though is that you can find all you want to know about the people, plants, and animals that reside there. Your guide will know which plants are edible and which are medicinal. They may even be able to tell you the answer to the all-time question, do mosquitoes have teeth? Indeed, mosquitos do have teeth! These are just some of the fun facts that can be learned along the way exploring the Amazon.
Are You Ready to Go Exploring?
Some people spend their entire life waiting for an opportunity to see what the Amazon has to offer. People of all ages travel there yearly. Most all of them come back with amazing stories to tell their friends and family. If you have the opportunity, would you want to become a part of the world within our world?