Animals of the Amazon

Milstein Amazing Amazon_Wildlife


Whether it's high up in the rainforest canopy, or all the way down, where the worms move underground, the Amazon abounds with life.

Milstein Amazing Amazon_Electric Eel

Electric Eel

The electric eel is long and narrow like an eel, but it is actually not an eel at all. In fact, electric eels are probably more closely related to catfishes.

Milstein Amazing Amazon_Golden Poison Frog

Golden Poison Frog

Over 80 kinds of poison frogs live in the tropical forests of Central and South America.

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Emerald & Amazonian Tree Boas

Aerial acrobats, these snakes often hang from a high branch with their grasping tails--and eat their meals.

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