While the world’s eyes are on Brazil, Nature Picture Library wanted to share some beautiful images and fascinating facts about the country’s wild side:
- Brazil has the greatest biodiversity of any country on earth.
- The Brazilian Amazon Region is estimated to contain carbon stores of 120 billion tonnes.
- The River Amazon is the largest river on earth by volume of water.
- The Amazon rainforest represents more than half the rainforest left on earth.
Check out their gallery of the natural riches of Brazil to find out more about the fantastic fauna, flora and landscapes of the world’s fifth largest country.